Disaster Response Auction

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41st Annual Disaster Response Auction Saturday, May 7, 2022

Carroll County Agricultural Center 706 Agricultural Center Drive Westminster, MD  21157

Thank you for your support of the Mid­ Atlantic District Disaster Response Auction by placing an ad in last year’s 2021 Auction Booklet supplement. If you have not advertised in the booklet previously we invite you to consider doing so this year. Plan to attend the auction and enjoy the day.

7-9:30am             Breakfast
9am                     Outside Auction: tools, lawn and garden, household and general items
9:30am                Special Items Auction:  including antiques and collectibles, art and jewelry
10am                   Food booths open; child care available 10am-2pm
10:30am              Lunch
12:15 pm             Quilt and Comforter Auction

Terms: cash, check, or credit card; ATM machine located in Shipley Arena.

Your purchase has purpose.  Auction proceeds go to the Church of the Brethren Emergency Disaster Response Fund to send trained volunteers to help disaster victims with child care and to repair and rebuild after natural disasters that occur within the United States.  Overseas relief includes food, water, shelter and medicine. For more information call 443-960-3052.

In 2021, following the auction on November 13, $72,000 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 ($160 Black/$200 Color), Half Page ($85 Black/$105 Color), Third Page ($60 Black/$75 Color) and Eighth Page ($25 Black/$35 Color). 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.
  • Volunteer to go out on a project to help people recover from disasters.

– Decide now how you can help!

      During 2021 the Emergency Disaster Fund supported these efforts and more:
• Coastal NC Hurricane Florence Response      • Nigeria Crisis Response      • Southern U.S. Border Humanitarian Response
• Hurricanes Eta and Iota response in Honduras      • Haiti Earthquake Response      • COVID19 Response
• Midwest Flood Recovery      • Dayton, Ohio Tornado Response      • Afghanistan Evacuees Emergency Resettlement
• South Sudan Civil War recovery and development      • Eglise des Freres au Congo—volcano response      • Yemen hygiene kits for displaced people
• Rwanda Church of the Brethren—Families displaced by Mount Nyiragongo Volcano

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

Downloadable Forms

2022 letter to churches

2022 bulletin insert

2022 Auction Booklet ad form

2022 patron ad sign up sheet

2022 special Items poster

2022 Disaster Response Auction Booklet