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Big Give


Home Sweet Home Ministries, Midwest Food Bank, and Thrivent Financial are once again partnering for Big Give. Our goal is to provide a Thanksgiving meal to approximately 2,500 families this Thanksgiving. Churches and other businesses throughout the community will be participating in this event throughout the fall months. We would love any additional community support. Feel free to shop wherever and however you like--in person or online!

Items Greatly Needed: 

1 Box of Stuffing Mix

2 Cans of Corn

2 Cans of Cream of Mushroom

1 Box of Mashed Potatoes

1 Envelope of Gravy (No jars, please.)

1 Regular Pouch of French Fried Onions

1 Can of Cranberry Sauce

1 Box of Pie Crust Mix

1 Can of Pumpkin Pie

1 Box of Macaroni & Cheese

1 Box of Brownie Mix

1 Frozen Turkey


ARE YOU A THRIVENT MEMBER? Sign up an Action Team. No promo code needed this year. Just let them know that it is for Big Give. Once approved, you can use your gift card to give big!

SHOPPING MADE EASY. Hy-Vee and Schnuck's are once again partnering with us to make your shopping experience easier. Simply shop as usual and support Big Give right at checkout. Employees can scan codes for turkeys right at the register!

PLAN TO SHOP ONLINE AT HY-VEE? During checkout if you type "Hold for Big Give" in the order instructions, Hy-Vee will hold the order at the store for Midwest Food Bank to pick up. It's fast, easy, and a great way to make a difference without leaving the comfort of your own home!


Donations can be dropped off anytime at our shelter located at 303 E. Oakland Ave. in Bloomington. THANK YOU!

Be joyful in HOPE, patient in affliction, and faithful in prayerRomans 12:12