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Benefit Auction Adds Additonal Auction Block For Earthquake Victims
SARASOTA, FL, January 15, 2010:The annual Haiti Benefit Auction has added an addition Auction Block for people looking to help Haitian Earthquake Victims. sale is at the Sarasota Fairgrounds on Jan 23, 2010 Preview and BBQ Fundraiser on Jan 22, 2010.
By: Haiti Benefit Auction
Press Release -
Contact: Henry Detweiler
5 P.M. EST, January 15, 2010
Sarasota, FL, January 15, 2010: The annual Haiti Benefit Auction has added an addition Auction Block for people looking to help Haitian Earthquake Victims. The sale is held at the Sarasota County Fairgrounds on January 23, 2010 with an Auction preview and BBQ Fundraiser on January 22, 2010. Preview available online at www.floridahba.com
The local annual benefit auction normally generates over $120,000 for Haitian Charities, with 100% of the proceeds going to help the needy people of Haiti. New or slightly used items are typically donated from Furniture, Hardware, and Construction Companies, but this year they will open it to the public to donate items to sell at the auction.
Spokesperson, Henry Detweiler said donors can contact
Tim Miller 941-685-4283 or Lee Keim 330-749-6443 or Amos Stoltzfus 410-708-1003.
The Sale has run every year at the Sarasota Fairgrounds for the past 13 years and is operated by the Amish and Mennonite Community. “We are Shocked by the NEWS of the EARTHQUAKE in HAITI” Detweiler Said, “… we are adding another auction block. So you can donate items… that can be auctioned off to raise additional funds for Haiti in this time of tragic loss.”
The sale is a 2 day event held on January 22 & 23, 2010 at Sarasota Fairgrounds on Fruitville Rd.
For more information or to schedule an interview with Henry Detweiler, please call 941-232-9325.The Haiti Benefit Auction is a 501(c)(3) organization and Donations are Tax Deductable. Online donation and additional information is available at www.floridahba.com
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A Board , from the Amish-Mennonite community; provides Structure, and Financial Accountability. We, together with many other volunteers, have a huge Benefit Auction for Haiti each year. We all volunteer so there is no administrative costs. 100% of proceeds go to American Missions in Haiti. a 501(c)(3) organization.