The Southern Exchange

The Southern Exchange 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 Southern Exchange 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 Southern Exchange

It is a collection of clothing, shoes, household goods, electronics and furniture
It is currently closed during Fuller Hall Renovation, but will open on September 6 at 2 p.m.
Donations to The Southern Exchange will be accepted at Central Stores from July 5-28 from 8-noon and 1-4 p.m. during weekdays. Beginning on July 29, donations will be accepted at Fuller Hall, and after hours donations may be left in the hallway.
Students are welcome 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
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.
All shoppers must have a Shield card in order to receive items from The Southern Exchange.

Volunteer at The Southern Exchange

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Please contact us if you have an interest in serving with The Southern Exchange 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 our Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (502) 897-4728

Visit The Southern Exchange

Please stop by The Southern Exchange or call (502) 897-4258 anytime during our hours of operation (Tuesday 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 Southern Exchange accepts food items between 2-5, Tuesday-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 Southern Exchange 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, mattress pads, or large back televisions.




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