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Welcome to Big Sunday!
We think that absolutely everyone has some way that they can help somebody else.
Here are some ways to get started!
Big Sunday Weekend – Project Signup
The idea behind Big Sunday is that absolutely everyone has some way that they can help somebody else. There are hundreds of projects to choose, and more keep being added. By the way: Don’t forget to check back for updates and more new projects!
Big Sunday Weekend – The 411
In an effort to make it simpler, we’ve devised Big Sunday 411 to help you figure out the best way to get involved.
A handy resource for people who have good things to give away – and the nonprofits and schools who need them.
CORPORATE DAYS OF SERVICE
Memorable, meaningful and made-to-order community service events for businesses large and small.
A special fund for nonprofits and school who have immediate needs for themselves or their clients.
HOLIDAY VOLUNTEERING & GIVING OPPORTUNITIES LIST
An annual tradition, with more than 250 ways to help out and give back, from Thanksgiving through New Year’s.
MONTHLY ON MELROSE
A different special event bringing all kinds of different people together to help all kinds of different nonprofits (in all kinds of ways!) every month.
Our list of probono and skilled services offered to – and requested by – nonprofits and schools.
Our unique service giving people marking a special occasion opportunities to combine celebrating with giving back.
Our popular Thursday morning get-together to do a service project while enjoying friends old and new.
Special Need of the Week!
Toiletries for The Saban Free Clinic. All kinds needed! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All the latest!
Big Sunday’s 1st-Ever Movie Night & Community Dinner!
Sunday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. Join us for a special screening of Cool Runnings, the amazing and hilarious story of the Jamaican bobsled team and how they ended up at the Olympics. The show will be on a huge screen, courtesy of our wonderful ...Continue Reading
Now There’s 2 Big Sunday Weekend Community Cruises!
Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 10 a.m.
Our community cruises have become so popular that this year we’ve created something called “The We’re All in the Same Boat Project” and will be hitting the water with five different cruises!
“[Big Sunday] was an amazing experience! Transformational to all our participants! Thank you.”
— D.M., Hollywood
“As we do every year, my family (and my kids’ friends) had a blast during Big Sunday Weekend and made lots of new friends along the way!”
— M.T.O., La Crescenta
“The Big Sunday volunteers and residents of Our House worked together to clear and clean their third floor, which can now serve as a store for people in need to get clothing, shoes, diapers and more. It was a great experience. Thanks for giving us the opportunity to help others, and meet new people!”
— E.F. & G.F., Temple Isaiah (BSW)
“We had a great event. A really great event! Today, my CFO and I discussed how we could foster and maintain an ongoing relationship with the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition. We are looking at quarterly or monthly donation collections, and are already scoping a Thanksgiving and holiday celebration. Thank you.”
— G.H., Trinet, San Francisco (BSW)
“Our family had a great time volunteering at the Orange County Islamic Center! We have been participating in Big Sunday since 2005 and we love it. This is always a great way to spend quality time as a family and teach kids our kids’ valuable and meaningful ways to give to others.”
— L.M., Orange County Islamic Center
“Thanks for pairing us with Children of the Night – it was a perfect fit. Our skaters said that it was the most fun they’d had – they just loved the girls. We’re going to be working with them in the future (some even expressed interest in joining). One said she “found her calling!”
— R.N., Derby Dolls (BSW)