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Please check out our wonderful new video. We love it. To us, it conveys exactly what we work hard to do at Big Sunday. Hope you like it, too!

Thanks to Cut & Run for their awesome work on the video, and to Venable LLP for making the introduction.

Every Thursday, Always at 10

Have you been to TM@10? It’s every Thursday morning at 10, at our offices on Melrose. We host a different service project and a friendly crowd, every week! Most weeks, we have someone from the nonprofit we’re helping to talk about their agency, and why your help is so important. We get a fun and lively crowd, too. Please join us, and you can add your vote to the current debate: Bagels or donuts? TM@10 is made possible by a generous donation from Dreamworks Animation. RSVP to rob@bigsunday.org.

Coming up:

  • January 29. Making Math/Science Kits for HomeSAFE
  • February 5. Valentine’s Decorations for the Big Sunday Office

 

February is Canned Fruit & Veggies Month!

The End of the Month Club is collecting canned fruit & veggies this month. We need all items by Wednesday, February 18. If you’d like to host a collection or make a donation large or small, please contact Melanie or Paulette at endofthemonthclub@bigsunday.org. The End of the Month Club is made possible by a generous donation from Joshua L. and Lisa Z. Greer.

 

Be Our Valentine!

Big Sunday’s 3rd Annual Valentine-Making Bingo-Playing Community Dinner will be on Sunday, February 8, from 4-7 p.m. We will be making tons of valentines for seniors, shut-ins, ailing people, vets and others who might need a little TLC on Valentine’s Day. The event will be at our offices, and all ages are welcome. This is a wonderful and raucous tradition at Big Sunday and fill up fast. To rsvp contact rob@bigsunday.org. If you’d like to donate Valentines candies for this event, great! Let us know. Would you like to sponsor this popular event? If so, great! Sponsorships start at $1000. Contact adam@bigsunday.org.

 

An Amazing MLK Day Event!

Thanks to the more than 400 people of all ages and backgrounds who turned out for the 3rd Annual Big Sunday MLK Day Clothing Drive & Community Breakfast, not to mention the more than 250 people who collected and donated clothes in the two preceding weeks. It was loads of fun, and including everything from great food and music, to an incredible spirit of generosity and friendliness. Together, we collected more than 13,000 items of clothes (and it’s still growing!). We’ll be helping vets, working poor families, runaway teens, women in recovery, homeless people and more. All very much in the spirit of MLK. Thanks to the many, many people who made it possible – and stay tuned for awesome pictures from this memorable event.

 

Have You Seen theARTlist?

Big Sunday is proud to unveil theARTlist, our new online listing of performances, screenings, exhibits, readings, openings and more. This large – and growing! – list is a great way to publicize your event. We will include any listing from individuals, groups, nonprofits or schools. The one rule: You have to have somehow, some way, been involved with some Big Sunday project. To add your listing, please contact theartlist@bigsunday.org.

 

Big Sunday was featured on KTLA Channel 5 Morning News!

Check out the absolutely fantastic coverage of our 3rd Annual Thanksgiving Stuffing event earlier today. Many thanks to Gayle Anderson, cameraman Dave Lopez and the entire KTLA Morning News crew for spending the morning with us and for their wonderful reporting.

View the Videos: Big Sunday Thanksgiving - KTLA Morning News

 

Big Sunday Goes Viral

Did you see the great article about Big Sunday in Fast Company? It’s called Volunteerism Goes Viral, it’s really nice, and we hope you can check it out. Thanks!

 

Have you checked our theBIGlist lately?

Got stuff? Big Sunday has an easy way for you to dispose of items you no longer need! theBIGlist connects nonprofits and schools with local donors. It’s just gone through a major upgrade (thanks, Marilyn S. Broad Foundation!), and is bigger and busier than ever. The list has helped us find grateful new homes for items that range from furniture and appliances to electronics, baby strollers/cribs, concert tickets and even pets. Donations are tax-deductible, and recipients can connect directly with donors to coordinate item pick-up! Check out theBIGlist HERE. Questions? Contact nick@bigsunday.org.

 

Corporate Days of Service More Popular Than Ever

Is your company looking to do a community service day? Great! Big Sunday is frequently hired to plan events large and small. Our corporate days of service are unusual and our goal is to make them meaningful, impactful and, of course, fun. We’ve hosted all kinds of events at schools, clinics, shelters, per rescues, parks, and more. For more info, contact david@bigsunday.org.

Our Really Big Community Calendar

theBIGlist

Monthly on Melrose

TM@10

Corporate Days of Service
Youth in Action
Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins!!!

Quotes

We had a great time helping out this weekend. My 17-year-old and I painted a community center in Pasadena yesterday and then my 19 and 14 year-olds joined us today to help at a Big Sunday hub site filling toiletry bags, sorting clothes and books and making some flowerpots for the elderly. It was great! Thanks for making this happen BIG SUNDAY!!

— B.Q., (BSW)