Disaster Response Auction


The 37th Annual Disaster Response Auction will be
held on May 6, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Carroll County
Agricultural Center in Westminster, Maryland.

In 2016, $62,000 was given to the Emergency Disaster Fund of the Church of the Brethren to help victims recover from many disasters all around our world.

You can support Disaster Response in various ways:

  • Prayer
  • Donate as a Patron, Supporter or Sustainer for as little as $10 and get your name printed with your church in the Auction booklet.
  • Purchase church, business, or personal ad space in the Auction booklet – Full page ($150), Half Page ($75), Third Page ($50) and Eighth Page ($25). Check with your church office for info.
  • Make quilts, comforters and wall hangings or other handcrafts to sell.
  • Donate special items such as high quality woodwork, paintings and artwork. Antiques, furniture and collectibles also are a valuable donation.
  • Encourage your church group or children’s Sunday School class to collect items to make special gift baskets, school bags full of new books, etc. to auction off. Get creative!
  • Contribute a gift certificate from your business for the auction.
  • Donate quality auction items (value of $10 or more) such as craft items, food, baked goods, flower and vegetable plants, trees and shrubs for booth sales.
  • Groups and individuals can sponsor special events such as plays, dinners, and musical presentations to raise and provide monetary gifts to the auction.
  • Volunteer to help at the Auction.

– Decide now how you can help!

During 2016 the Emergency Disaster Fund supported these efforts and more:

  • Southern West Virginia flooding response
  • Spotswood, N.J. – rebuilding project
  • Syrian refugee crisis – Lebanon
  • South Sudan Mission
  • EYN response to violence in Nigeria
  • Shalom Ministry (displaced families in the DR Congo)
  • Burundi refugee crisis
  • Detroit, Mich. flooding response
  • South Carolina flooding response
  • Northeast Colorado flood recovery
  • Ecuador earthquake response
  • South Carolina flooding response
  • Haiti Hurricane Matthew response
  • U.S. Hurricane Matthew response
  • Bridge to Recovery flooding response (Eureka, Mo.)
  • Haitian refugees in Tijuana, Mexico

Thank you for your continued support of our Disaster Response Auction!

Downloadable Forms

Letter to Churches

Bulletin Insert

Ad Form for Churches

Patron Ad Page

Special Items Poster