International Furniture Give-Away
for New Indiana University International Students, Scholars,
and Families of all national and religious backgrounds
@ Sherwood Oaks Christian Church
2700 E. Rogers Rd (see map)
Volunteer to help: by signing-up for this event. Lifting and non-lifting jobs are available before and after the event.
- Thanks to all 470 volunteers who helped 280 students from about 40 countries, those who gave of their resources and to God for helping make the 12th Annual main event a success!
- A special shout out and thanks to the IU Track & Field team and their coaches and for the IU Office of First Year Experience Programs sending many volunteers our way again. Thanks to the additional organizations that joined BISM and supported us with volunteers and other resources: Jeff Huston @ Bill C. Brown, Chick-fil-A, Wagon Wheel Country Market & Deli, Stahl Furniture, St. Vincent De Paul, Wheeler Mission, Hannah Center, IU School of Informatics, IU School of Public Health, CRU, Bridges International, International Coffee Hour, Chi Alpha (XA) Christian Fellowship at IU, SOCC CYA, SOCC Catalyst, and __?__.
- Thanks to the following churches who had members who joined Sherwood Oaks Christian Church (SOCC East) to make this happen: Evangelical Community Church, SOCC (West), North Central Church of Christ, SOCC (Iglesia Hispana), Bloomington Korean Baptist Church, City Church for All Nations, Cornerstone Christian Fellowship, First Baptist Church (New Castle, IN), SOCC (Bedford, IN), and St Paul's Catholic Church.
- Did we miss any? If so, please let Brian Oeding know.
- Save the Date: August 19, 2017 for the 13th Annual FGA. We have started planning for it, so let us know your ideas for improvements. We're hoping for over 500 volunteers next year. Continue to befriend and serve the students – see iuBISM.org.
- 2016 FGA Event Photos
- FGA Promo video
- FGA Back Stage Pass video
Donate other resources: for this event: furniture, household/ kitchen items, food, or money. Sponsorships are available.
Receive furniture: NEW Indiana University international students or scholars, and their families are welcome.
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