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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Community Urged to Donate and Participate in Fundraiser for Cancer Patients

The Ashland County Cancer Association (ACCA) is gearing up for its annual rummage sale, a beloved community event aimed at raising funds to support cancer patients in need. With a focus on providing financial assistance and emotional support to those battling cancer, ACCA is calling on the generosity of residents to donate items and participate in the sale, scheduled to take place from May 30th to June 1st, 2024.


Donations for the rummage sale are currently being accepted at the ACCA office from Monday to Thursday, now thru May 14th, from 9 am to 3:30 pm. Accepted items include purses, books, office supplies, crafts, electronics, household décor, kitchenware, clothing, shoes, and much more. However, organizers emphasize that only items in good condition will be accepted, with no broken, stained, torn, or outdated items permitted.


For those unable to drop off donations during the specified office hours, the Ashland County Cancer Association will be collecting at the Ashland Fairgrounds in the Gold Building from May 15th to 18th and May 20th to 24th, between 10 am and 4 pm. Large items require prior approval and can be submitted by texting a picture, description, and name to the provided number.


The highly anticipated rummage sale will be held at the Ashland County Fairgrounds, located on Claremont Avenue, in the Green and Gold Buildings. The event promises something for everyone, from household essentials to clothing, toys, and furniture. Attendees are encouraged to mark their calendars for the following dates and times:


    Thursday, May 30th: 3 PM - 8 PM

    Friday, May 31st: 9 AM - 6 PM

    Saturday, June 1st: 9 AM - 2 PM


Additionally, on Saturday, June 1st, from 2:30 PM to 4 PM, all remaining items will be available for free, providing an opportunity for community members to find treasures while supporting a worthy cause.


Volunteers are crucial to the success of the rummage sale, and ACCA is actively seeking individuals to help sort and pack donations at the agency's offices. Those interested in lending a hand can call the ACCA office at 419-281-1863, or visit during office hours, Monday through Thursday, between 10 am and 4 pm.


With the collective efforts of donors, volunteers, and attendees, the Ashland County Cancer Association aims to make a meaningful difference in the lives of local cancer patients, ensuring they receive the support and assistance they need during challenging times. For more information or inquiries, text 419-606-0549, or call 419-281-1863.


Join ACCA in making a difference, one donation and one sale at a time, in the fight against cancer.


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