Big Event FAQ

For Students:

What is the BIG Event?

The BIG Event is a day of service where the Truman community comes together to complete tasks in the Kirksville community as a way to show our gratitude for the support they give us and to unify the two communities. 

What type of tasks will I have to do?

Community members can request 2-6 students to come for 1-3 hours.

Some inside jobs they could request are:

  • washing windows
  • painting walls
  • cleaning/sweeping

Some outside jobs they could request are:

  • washing windows
  • painting
  • raking leaves
  • trimming trees/hedges
  • gardening

They can also request to have students do other tasks.

When is BIG Event?

Saturday, April 6th 2024. Students will be performing service between 10am and 1pm. Volunteers sh0uld expect to arrive at Pershing Arena to check in between 9-915am the day of.

How do I sign up for the BIG Event?

Truman students can click here to sign up to volunteer. 

Local Kirksville resident interested in students performing service for them at the BIG Event can click here to sign up.

If you have questions please email