The Attic

Affectionately called “The Free Store,” the Attic serves students and student families through the distribution of free used clothing, shoes, household goods and furniture. Join the Attic team in their essential work needed to sort and organize donations, serving and encouraging our students and their families.

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The Attic is a ministry joyfully provided through the generous support of volunteers for the benefit of Southern Seminary and Boyce College students and their families.

Quick Facts about The Attic

About the Attic

  • It is a collection of clothing, shoes, household goods, electronics and furniture
  • We welcome students to take up to four items per family member per day of clothing as well as up to four small household items
  • Donated furniture may be reserved for a maximum of seven days while the student arranges transportation
  • It is conveniently located on campus in Fuller Hall, Rooms 10-11.  Look for the sign posted near the entrance door on the northeast corner of the building.
  • The hours are 2-5 PM, Monday-Friday.

Volunteer at The Attic

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Please contact us if you have an interest in serving with our Attic team. We have a stellar group of individuals who serve each week to help provide for seminary students and their families.

Contact the Volunteer Coordinator

If you want more information about volunteering at Southern Seminary, contact Volunteer Coordinator, Henry Fiske.

Henry Fiske
Volunteer Coordinator
Carver 204
Phone: (502) 897-4728

Visit the Attic

Please stop by the Attic or call (502) 897-4258 anytime during our hours of operation (Monday through Friday, 2 – 5 p.m.).

Current volunteers will be happy to get you connected and answer any questions that you have.


Volunteers and donors, please note the following:

  • We gladly accept donations of gently used clothing & shoes (no undergarments or lingerie)
  • We gladly accept extra kitchen & household goods (clean and in good working order)
  • We are always in need of boys’ clothing
  • We provide tax receipts upon request
  • We depend on volunteers to staff the facility each afternoon
  • We have an orientation guide on site to answer questions that volunteers might have
  • We can be contacted by email at
  • We have an onsite phone number: (502) 897-4258

The Attic accepts food items between 2-5, Monday-Friday. Donors should bring the items during these hours so that a volunteer may store them to keep for seminary families in need. Canned food is accepted and may be left in the donation bins. Families in need who would benefit from these donations must contact The Attic at and arrange an appointment for picking up food items.


  • We are in need of good quality clothing, especially for older girls and boys.
  • We are particularly in need of gently used furniture and toys.
  • We regret that we are no longer accepting mattresses or mattress pads of any kind.




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