What is the Great Giveaway?

It is a giveaway! It is a collection of donated items from both the church congregation and the community, and everyone is welcome to come ‘shop’ all the donations and there is no charge to take the things home with you.

When and where is the Great Giveaway?

This year the event is held on June 16th from 8 am – 11 am, in the gym of Cornerstone Christian Church. The address is 3600 S Banker St, Effingham, IL.

How can I volunteer to serve?

There are many ways to serve at the Great Give-Away both during the day of the event as well as during our collection times.  To see what service opportunities are available please click here!

Do you charge for the items?

Everything is given to you at no cost!

Is there a limit of how much I can take with me?

There is no limit of items that you take with you. We only ask that you take what you or others that you know will use.

Can I donate items?

Absolutely, we accept donations of items that are in good condition. We start taking donations on Monday, June 11 through Thursday, June 14th 9a-12p, and 5p-7:30p and Friday 9a-12p.

Are there items you cannot accept?

There are a few items that are not able to be donated. They are CRT TV’s, cribs, and mattresses/box springs.

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