Charity auction to support respite lodge

A charity auction taking place in Abbotsford on Saturday, Sept. 17 will benefit the Abilitas Foundation in support of a respite lodge in Merritt, B.C.

A charity auction taking place in Abbotsford on Saturday, Sept. 17 will benefit the Abilitas Foundation in support of a respite lodge in Merritt, B.C.

The live auction runs from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Handlers Equipment, located at 39451 No. 3 Rd. in Abbotsford, and features industrial, agricultural and residential equipment.

Consignees take home the proceeds of the sale, less the auction fee (20 to 25 per cent), which goes to the Abbotsford-based Abilitas Foundation.

The organization is building the Cold Water Ranch Respite Lodge, providing a free place to get away for kids and families living with a disability.

For more information, visit abilitasfoundation.org or call 604-854-1720.