Twin Lakes WBGS Huge Success!

The World’s Biggest Garage Sale, held on May 17th at Twin Lakes Church, raised close to 200,000 meals! It’s no small thing to pull off an event like this and we are so grateful to everyone for their hard work. Volunteers spent months collecting, sorting and tagging donations before the big sale, which included everything from baked goods and clothes, to electronics and furniture. When the big day finally arrived, thousands of shoppers turned out in search of bargains.

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Holding check (L) garage sale co-director, Gwenda Baker, (R) co- director, Laurie Schlaepfer; standing behind the check (L) Steve Bennett, Community Relations Director and (R) Willy Elliott-McCrea, Executive Director, Second Harvest

Thanks to everyone at Twin Lakes Church and to everyone in the community that came out in support of WGBS. You are helping people in need throughout Santa Cruz County.

95 cents of every $1 raised is used to purchase and distribute food through our network of 200 agencies and programs, including:

- 100 non-profits and churches with food assistance programs

- 100 direct food distribution locations for families countywide

 

 

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