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The Great City-Serve-Nearly-Free-Grab-the-Box Event

  • grab the box 2023

Ambrose Get Set for Christmas! On Thursday November 30, a BIG box truck with hundreds of boxes of mystery items will come to campus. For $5 you can enter the gym and participate in this event - amount of items/person to be announced on the day (we hope that everyone can take between 3-5 items, but it will be based on how many boxes are received). The truck is full of mystery items and some may be large - you can enter your name in a draw to win one of the large items.

The only rule is NONE of the items can be re-sold. 

The event will run from 10-11am and 12:30-2pm (Or until we run out of boxes).

Register for a time to enter to grab the boxes, arrive 15 minutes early to sign-in with your Ambrose ID card, bring a big bag to carry your items, and HAVE FUN (that’s what this is all about)!

The $ collected will go to the admin cost for the City Serve Calgary truck and all other funds will go to the charity "Lunch Box for Kids".

The items for this event are provided by City Serve Calgary a ministry of Calgary Life Church and the people-power is provided by Student Life volunteers and Student Leaders.

  • Only 1 entry per person (register below for a morning slot OR at the door for the 1-2pm drop-in) 

  • Cost is $5, payable at the door by cash or tap

  • Ambrose community members only - you must check in and show your Ambrose ID card at the door.   

  • You CANNOT resell any of the items you receive from this event. 

Register here: 

10am   I   10:30am   I   12:30pm 

1-2pm: Drop in time for those who have not come yet - register at the door with your Ambrose ID.  


Staff & Faculty Time: 

Drop-in between 12-12:30pm


After 2pm, if there are any items remaining, anyone can return for a quick run through.  


Sunday, November 12, 2023