Benefit Auction, October 25 & 26, 2019

Auction Location

Ephrata Business Center, 400 West Main Street, Ephrata, PA

In 2019, our 36th annual benefit auction will be held on October 25 and 26 at the Ephrata Business Center. Collector items, beautiful quilts and wall hangings, toys, valuable gift certificates, great food, framed artwork, hardware, tools and many more items will be sold.  Our goal is $120,000 after expenses.  Proceeds will  be shared with the following 6 prison chaplain ministries and aftercare programs: Lancaster County Prison, Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center, Freedom Gate, Revelations of Freedom Ministries, TTC/the Potter’s House, and We Care Program.   In 35 years, total contribution to prison ministries: $2,697,858.


Friday, October 25

4-7 PM: Delicious Chicken Dinner (Donation)

Eat in at Ephrata Business Center or get a take out meal at Martin’s Country Market 1717 W Main St, Ephrata

4:30 PM: Main auction begins

Furniture, crafts, theme baskets, meats, produce, groceries, a select group of pictures, and gift items.

Second Auction in Dining Room:

5:00  PM: Winross Truck Sale

6:00 PM: Ertl toys & First Gear Trucks

6:30 PM: Hardware, DeWalt, and Makita tools

Saturday, October 26

7:00 AM: Hearty Breakfast Menu (Donation)8:30 AM: Auction Begins 11:00 AM: Specialty itemsIncluding Pedal Tractors, items made by inmates,framed pictures, and Special Gift Certificates12 Noon: 3D picture and specialty items1:00 PM: Coin Auction and General auction1:00 PM: Quilt Auction in dining room

Items to be sold at the 2019 Auction

Donated Services Sold at the Auction
Larry Fox Builders:  Carpenter or Remolding Services. Up to 20 Hours (within 50 miles)
Martin’s Flooring: New flooring installed.  Up to $1,000 value
Martin’s Flooring: Carpet cleaning – up to 3 rooms
Hurst House Bed & Breakfast: One night lodging Sunday-Thursday

Valuable Gift Certificates

Valuable Gift Certificates were sold at silent auction tables and throughout the auction … including  Ebersole’s Vacuum Cleaners, Roxanne’s Flowers and Steffy’s Garage. Plus more from area restaurants, auto mechanics, haircuts, grocery and hardware stores, flowers and gifts.


Visa, MasterCard, Discover and Debit Cards