DuPage Friends of Extension hosts online auction

Posted7/12/2022 1:22 PM

DuPage Friends of Extension is hosting an online auction fundraiser of garden favorites and donated items from community businesses and individual supporters, and you can show support July 15 to July 22.

"This unique fundraiser is not just for gardeners," said Marilyn Joyner, vice president of the DuPage Friends of Extension. "In addition to garden tools and supplies, the auction includes home decor, gift certificates to area businesses, spa items, and more. Our event supports a variety of University of Illinois Extension programs, which reach a range of audiences from youth through seniors."


To learn more or participate in the "Celebrating Summer" auction, go to www.32auctions.com/FriendsCelebratingSummer.

Proceeds help support University of Illinois Extension community programs including: 4-H Youth Development; Learning for Life; STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) projects for youth; Nutrition and Wellness programs; and a wide array of Master Gardener volunteer projects, including the Veterans Garden at Cantigny Park, We Grow Dreams, Ronald McDonald House, therapeutic horticulture, school programs, community gardens, and more.

The DuPage Friends of Extension is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which is comprised of 100 percent volunteers.

To learn more, visit www.dupagefriendsofextension.webs.com.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact the group. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs.

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