A No-Price Yard Sale

A No-Price Yard Sale

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The T-shirts said, “Will Starve for Food.” Every member of the youth group wore one during their World Vision 30-Hour Famine lock-in. We were fasting together, 30 hours with nothing but juice, to heighten our understanding of world hunger and deepen our commitment to God’s justice. We hit on a fundraising idea that empowered our kids to raise over $1,100 for World Vision. We held a giant yard sale on the church property, with one major departure from the norm: there were no prices. “Pay what you like,” our signs proclaimed. “All proceeds reduce world hunger.” Church members brought us their stuff, glad for the opportunity to clean out a closet or garage. (Some of them had just completed a Lenten study about de-cluttering their lives.) Early Saturday morning we…
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