Helena United Methodist to host fall consignment sale

By GRAHAM BROOKS / Staff Writer

HELENA – For two days, Helena United Methodist Church will be hosting a fall consignment sale with a variety of clothing items at an affordable cost that will also benefit the children’s ministry at HUMC.

The sale will begin Friday, Aug. 23, at 9 a.m. and conclude on Aug. 24, at 4 p.m.

The fall Consignment Sale will be a major fundraiser for the church, and 30 percent of the sales proceeds will go toward the HUMC Children’s Ministry department.

Available items for sale will be fall and winter children’s and junior clothing sized newborn-junior sizes, light sweaters and jackets, formal wear, semi-formal wear, pageant dresses, school uniforms, shoes, Halloween costumes, indoor and outdoor toys, books, videos and DVDs, children’s and nursery décor including bedding, sheets and blankets, sporting goods, baby gear including swings, pack ‘n’ plays, bassinets, strollers, bouncy seats, women’s and men’s clothing and more.

Some items that will not be available at the sale include car seats, spring/summer clothing, any clothing items that have been recalled, stained, soiled or damaged, sippy cups, baby bottles and stuffed animals.

The time for customers to shop at the sale will be Friday, Aug. 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 24, the sale will be from 8 a.m. to noon.

HUMC is looking for volunteers to work at the consignment sale. Those who volunteer will also receive opportunities to shop early for their help.

Volunteers can sign up under the worker registration tab located on the Helena United Methodist website and those that sign up to work a shift will have an opportunity to shop at the early consignment sale on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Those wishing to sell items can register to be a consignor until the Aug. 17 deadline and will receive 70 percent of the sales proceeds.

For more information on the sale or to become a consignor or volunteer, visit Helenaumc.org/con_sale.

Helena United Methodist Church is located at 2035 Shelby County 58 in Helena.