Junior League Thrift Sale raises $134K for community projects

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Junior League of Savannah's 63rd Annual Thrift Sale raised $134,653.00 for advocacy for women and children.

"The 63rd Junior League of Savannah Thrift Sale brought people together in a very positive way by creating a wonderful sense of community spirit and good will while offering the lure of finding something distinctive, the thrill of the hunt, and the excitement of a good buy. Each fall the sale brings, all actives and new members of the League, and sustaining members together for one week of hard work, camaraderie, and service to the community" said Thrift Sale chair Katie Britt, in a statement.

More than 200 people turned out for the preview party and auction, which takes place the night before the thrift sale, to bid on items donated by more than 100 local businesses. 

The funds raised from the 2010 Thrift Sale will fund community projects that further the goal of advocacy for women and children in need throughout the Lowcountry, Coastal Empire and Golden Isles, according to the Junior League of Savannah. Non-profits whose missions align with this goal are encouraged to apply to the Junior League of Savannah for funding consideration.

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