The event, which will take place on one of the busiest shopping days of the year, will be held on Friday, November 26, 2010 in Oak Ridge (specific location to be determined) from 6am until the last item is sold.
â€œOver the past few years, the needs for our services have steadily grown,â€ states Liz Batchelor, President of CONTACT Helpline. â€œWe have expanded our services from the Anderson County region to cover the entire 865 area code, and the number of calls has increased dramatically. During these difficult economic times, not only is the demand for our services increasing, but funding is also greatly needed.â€
â€œSeen as the perfect fundraiser during our uncertain economic times, weâ€™ve announced the yard to allow donors to support CONTACT by simply donating quality items from around the home,â€ explains Holly White, Executive Director of CONTACT Helpline. â€œOn the day of the sale, great bargains and a lot of fun are guaranteed. This event is important to the future of the organization, and donations are greatly needed.â€
The Black Friday Yard Sale is expected to have thousands of items, as well as a bake sale and gift-wrapping booth so that all the gifts from the morning shopping sprees can be wrapped and put under the trees that day.
More information about the Black Friday Yard Sale can be found at www.blackfridayyardsale.com. Donated items are needed, please call 865-425-7771 or email email@example.com to arrange a donation or to get more information. The American Museum of Science and Energy is serving as the primary collection point for donated items, with those dropping items off receiving a free one-day pass to the museum.
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