Benefit Auction, October 26 & 27, 2018

Auction Location

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

In 2018, our 35th annual benefit auction will be held on October 26 and 27, 2018 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.   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 34 years, total contribution to prison ministries $2,560,385!

Schedule of Activities

Friday, October 26

4-7 PM: Delicious Chicken Dinner (Donation)

Eat in at Ephrata Business Center

Take out meals 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 – Click here for the list: Winross Truck List 18

6:00 PM: Ertl toys & First Gear Trucks 

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


Saturday, October 27

7:00 AM: Hearty Breakfast Menu (Donation)

8:30 AM: Auction Begins

11:00 AM: Specialty items

Including Pedal Tractors, items made by inmates,

framed pictures, and Special Gift Certificates

12 Noon: 3D pictures and specialty items

1:00 PM: Coin Auction and general auction continues

1:00 PM: Quilt Auction in dining room


Items being sold at the 2018 Auction

Donated Services Sold at the Auction
Larry Fox Builders:  Carpenter or Remolding Services. Up to 20 Hours (within 50 miles
Hurst House Bed & Breakfast: One night lodging Sunday-Thursday

Twin Pine Manor Bed & Breakfast: One night weekend lodging

Cloister Flooring America: Up to 240 sq ft carpet or vinyl

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