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Auctions to help raise money for Thanksgiving meals

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Saturday, Sep. 21, 2013, at 3:47 p.m.

The Bread of Life Food and Clothing Center will host live and silent auctions on Oct. 12 to help give Wichita’s needy a meal this Thanksgiving.

The event begins at 6 p.m. at the center, 1301 E. Galena. Tickets cost $25 and include food and some auction dollars. Organizers hope to raise $20,000 to help buy 1,700 turkeys and dinner fixings that will be distributed in mid-November during the 17th annual Thanksgiving Food Giveaway.

For tickets or to donate an auction item, contact Fred Pinaire at 316-708-9564 or fpinaire@sbcglobal.net or call Bread of Life at 316-689-6866. Contributions are tax-deductible.

Bread of Life is a Wichita-based charitable organization that distributes food and clothing to the poor, unemployed, homeless and others in need. For more information, visit Bread of Life Wichita on Facebook or go to www.breadoflifewichita.com.

Reach Amy Renee Leiker at 316-268-6644 or aleiker@wichitaeagle.com. Follow her on Twitter: @amyreneeleiker.

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