Associate Volunteerism

Our associates volunteer year round to make a difference in the lives of families and children across the nation.
In the first year of the foundation,

• 656 associates volunteered more than 1,500 hours

• Raised more than $2 million among our vendor community to support Big Lots charities

• Raised $2.2 million via a point of sale donation campaign to benefit Nationwide Children’s hospital

• 39 Big Lots associates raised more than $40,000 to support Pelotonia and cancer research at Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center