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Silent Auction at Volpe Today for Inter-Faith Charity

Volpe Enterprises Inc. in Upper Gwynedd Township holds an open house and silent auction today, with proceeds benefitting Inter-Faith Housing Alliance in Montgomery County

Want to win a free car detail, a custom axe handle stool, a one-night stay an dinner at Resorts Casino, a half-hour massage (you know you need that) and free landscaping labor?

Better yet - benefit the nonprofit Inter-Faith Housing Alliance of Montgomery County and its charitable shelter program for people with unstable lives.

Volpe Enterprises Inc. holds its annual open house and charity silent auction today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its new home in Upper Gwynedd. 

This opportunity to give back to our community has proven to be more successful with each year," wrote owner Gary Volpe in his Facebook event. "It is the overwhelming generosity of local businesses and individuals that have helped our event raise thousands of dollars to benefit local organizations."

Inter-Faith is a life-events charity provides temporary shelter, teaches homelessness prevention, guides people in life skills, counsels people on thier dire life situations and helps families deal with a return to independent living.

The goal is to raise $10,000 for Inter-Faith.

While the auction is the highlight, make sure you get a chance to win prizes, enjoy the live music and bring the children out for games and a moon bounce.

Oh yeah - free lunch. Who said there's no such thing?

So, what can you bid on at the silent auction?

The grand prize this year is a 1-night stay and dinner at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, sponsored by 102.9 WMGK-FM.

Here's the list updated as of July 30:

  • Rachel DeAngelo, Attorney at Law - Will with Minor Trust 
  • - $75 Gift Card 
  • C.J. Miller Vacuum Center Panasonic Vacuum
  • Bergey's Electric - Emerson Ceiling Fan
  • Saile Landscaping - 1-Day, 1-Man Landscaping Labor
  • McGoldrick Leasing Company, Inc. - Car Detail
  • Skippack Pharmacy - $100 Gift Certificate
  • Paul's Styling Salon - $50 Gift Certificate 
  • Bourne Graphics - $50 Gift Card for Virago Bakery
  • - Three $10 Gift Card 
  • Informed Systems – Two 2-Movie Package Regal Movie Tickets and $10 Consession 
  • - Golf Bag 
  • Wholistic Fitness - 4 weeks of Boot Camp
  • - $100 Gift Certificate 
  • Merrymead Farm – $60 worth of Corn Maze Tickets 
  • Royce Yoder Pottery - Pottery Piece
  • Bradford Woodworking - Custom Axe Handle Stool 
  • - $50 Gift Card and Basket 
  • CertainTeed Roofing - 4 Phillies Tickets for the Aug. 23 Game vs. Reds
  • Good, Inc. - $100 Plumbing or HVAC Gift Certificate
  • Pilgrims Rest - 2-night stay at the Bed and Breakfast
  • Volpe Roofing, Inc. - Gutter Cleaning
  • Le Vita Bella - 30-minute Massage/Pedi-Mani
  • L.A. Verruni Landscaping - 1-acre Aeration
  • WFIL - $50 Gift Certificate to Byer's Choice
  • Dunlap & Associates – Two Numbered Print Baseball Bats
  • J&L Supply - 4 Phillies Tickets to the August 12 game vs. Cardinals
  • - $ 65 Gift Basket 
  • - $100 Gift Card Basket
  • Volpe Enterprises, Inc. - DuPont Golf Outing 
  • OKNA Windows - $50 Home Depot Card and Gift Basket 
  • Christine Handler Craftworks – Two Custom Made Angels
  • Laura Stacey - Martini Time Basket 
  • Frank Jones Sporting Goods - Baseball Bat and Glove 
  • Weinstein Supply – Lexart Kitchen Faucet
  • Marvic Supply - 4 Phillies Tickets for the August 8 game vs. Braves
  • Allen Door - Garage Door Opener with Remote 
  • David Mosesso - 22-inch Dell Flat Screen
  • – Handheld Camcorder 
  • Talone Insurance - Numbered Paint of Collegeville 
  • Dan Moore Tree Service - $300 Gift Certificate for four man hours of labor
  • Sports Unlimited – 6-in-1 Tabletop Game
  • (North Wales) - $15 Gift Card 
  • - $25 Gift Card 
  • Pizza Time Saloon - $20 Gift Certificate
  • Air Vent - Kindle

Can't make it? Donate a check made out to Inter-Faith Housing Alliance of Montgomery County to: Volpe Enterprises, P.O. Box 177, Cedars, PA 19423.

Check out the Facebook event at this link.

Livin in Lansdale August 04, 2012 at 11:11 AM
It is wonderful to see local businesses supporting the community! Many thanks!

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