Since 2009, BigHouse has hosted a Swimsuit and Towel Drive to collect new swimsuits and new towels for children in foster care. We have each towel embroidered with the child's name to make the gift extra special and uniquely their own. In 2011, our Swimsuit and Towel Drive went statewide. In the past five years, we have delivered 10,000 swimsuit and towel packages to children in foster care in Alabama. We rely heavily on the community to donate swimsuits, towels, and embroidery for this drive. This drive runs through the end of April each year and allows community members to provide children in foster care with a summer necessity and a unique gift. We believe each personalized towel tells the child, "You are valued by your community and loved by your Heavenly Father." We include a postcard in each package telling the child just that!

 

It's now time to kick off our 2017 Collection Drive! You can donate online HERE! Or drop off new towels and children's swimsuits at one of our drop off locations:

 

Cornerstone Church

Dean Road Elementary School

First Baptist Church Auburn

First Baptist Church Opelika (preschool lobby)

Make Your Move Studio

Lee Scott Academy (High School Office)

Union Grove Baptist Church

Praise 88.7 

Alabama Power (Auburn Office)

Christian Life Church (Valleydale Rd, Birmingham)

 

 

What foster parents across the state are saying about the swimsuit and towel drive:

 

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