Category Archives: auctions

Festival Finds

One of my favourite events of the year happened this weekend: the MCC Festival for World Relief. This is where thousands of people gather at the Tradex to eat, bid, buy, donate and visit all in support of MCC’s work … Continue reading

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Sustainable Festivities

One of the events that our family will never miss is the MCC Festival for World Relief held each year in Abbotsford in September. This huge event has auctions, crafts booths, and garage sales. There’s a children’s area (and kids … Continue reading

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Thrift and Auctions

There are two ways to do a charity auction – live and silent – and while I’ve had limited experience with live auctions, I’m noticing a growing trend with thrift shops and Silent Auctions A number of thrift shops that … Continue reading

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Generous Cheapskate

It’s no secret that I work for a non-profit agency and as such, I understand that charities survive because of the generosity of compassionate people. Last weekend, I visited beautiful Black Creek, BC and attended the MCC (Mennonite Central Committee) … Continue reading

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