Churchwide Collections

Collection Bins Around Campus

All year round, First Baptist Greenville is collecting items for local organizations. You will find collection bins placed around the campus for gathering donated items for these ministries. Read below for more information about how, where, and what to donate.

Missions Collections

There are bins located around the church for collecting donated item for three main categories:

Canned Fruit for United Ministries

Canned Pasta for Mission Backpack

Monthly Missions Focus

Canned Fruit for United Ministries

Throughout the year, we collect canned fruit for the food pantry run by our local partner, United Ministries. In September of each year, it also the focus of our monthly missions collection. Bins for collecting canned fruit can be found in the following areas:

  • Reception Area
  • Children’s Hall
  • Fellowship Hall Lobby 
  • AYMC Lobby

Pop-Top Cans of Pasta for Mission Backpack

Another ongoing collection is canned pasta for Mission Backpack, which provides weekend food bags for children in Greenville County schools. Please only donate cans with pop tops. Bins for collecting canned pasta can be found in the following areas:

  • Reception Area

Monthly Missions Focus

Each month, the church collects items for specific organization or ministry. It may be Christmas gifts for MinisTREE, candy for Trunk or Treat, or items for mission trips. See below for more details about our current collections. Bins for collecting items for the monthly missions focus can be found in the following areas:

  • Reception Area
  • Children’s Hall
  • Fellowship Hall Lobby

2024 Monthly Missions Collection

February – Cancer Society collection continues
March – Cuba pilgrimage supplies
April – YouthBASE
May – Youth Group Missions
June – Greenville Literacy Association books
July – United Way School Tools
August – Jasmine Road
September – Fruit for Uited Ministries
October- candy for Nicholtown Trunk or Treat
November/December – MinisTREE

April Focus: YouthBASE

Individually-wrapped snacks, such as:

  • Teddy Grahams ® or other graham snacks
  • Cheez-Its ®
  • Goldfish ® crackers (all flavors)
  • Pretzels
  • Granola Bars
  • Applesauce cups or pouches
  • Fruit cups
  • Chips
  • Cookies

Plastic forks

Paper plates

Paper towels

Bottled water

Printer paper

Small toy prizes (please avoid anything with small pieces that come apart):

  • Stickers (small for behavior chart)
  • Mini Play-Doh ®
  • Plastic necklaces and bracelets
  • Mini Pop-Its ® toys
  • Mini Slinkies ®
  • Mini journals/sketchbooks
  • Rubber band bracelets

Gift Cards for gasoline, produce, and snacks (Publix, Aldi, Spinx, Seven-Eleven, etc.)

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