Lawrence InterFaith Endeavor seeks decorators and sponsors for their 29th Annual Fantasia Christmas Auction

BEDFORD – The Lawrence InterFaith Endeavor is seeking decorators and sponsors for their 29th Annual Fantasia Christmas Auction. 

L.I.F.E. Christmas Fantasia brings in over $25,000 from event | WBIW

This auction of decorated Christmas trees, centerpieces, wreaths, gift baskets, and handmade trimmings takes place on Saturday, December 3rd. Doors open at 9 a.m. The auction will begin at 11 a.m. at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds Expo Hall located at 11265 US 50, in Bedford.

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Tree from Bedford Middle School FACS

“This is the only fundraiser we do during the year, so it is important,” said Donnie Hall with Lawrence InterFaith Endeavor “This event helps to fund our endeavors so that we can get the funding we need to keep doing our best.”

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From left to right Anna East, Yolanda Roe, Pat Sluder during the 2019 auction

This will be the 28th annual Fantasia event for L.I.F.E. which brings in $25,000 to $30,000 each year that goes directly toward the operation of their food pantry, rent or mortgage assistance, and utility assistance.

You can help by raising much-needed funds by donating a decorated tree or other items. Applications to donate an item can be found online at

LIFE is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization that was started in 1987.  It is a cooperative ministry supported by more than 40 churches throughout Lawrence County.  LIFE provides emergency food assistance every 30 days and emergency rent or mortgage/utility assistance. In addition, L.I.F.E. sponsors “Life Blessings” in which each student is given a bag of nutritional food on Fridays to take home to help with food insecurity. The pantry delivers more than 12,000 items each month t