Welcome

Thank you for visiting Paducahsun.com, online home of The Paducah Sun.

Calendar
June 2012
S M T W T F S
27 28 29 30 31 01 02

Click here to submit an event.

Pennyrile yard sale helps poor

BY DANIEL PAXTON dpaxton@paducahsun.com

Pennyrile Allied Community Services of Livingston County is holding an indoor yard sale this week at its Smithland office. All proceeds will go to help low-income families in Livingston.

The sale, which started on Monday at the PACS Office at 502 Rudd St., in Smithland, runs through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

All items available for sale were donated by residents and companies from Livingston and other local counties. Items include clothing, housewares, toys and food products.

All proceeds from the sale, in conjunction with a second sale by PACS planned for October, will go to provide Christmas gifts such as pajamas and toys to children in low-income families.

Ginger Dietz, CSBG coordinator at PACS in Smithland, said they have been having these yard sales for six years to help provide Christmas gifts to needy children. The twice yearly sales are the only major fundraisers PACS holds annually. All other funds gathered are from donations.

"The goal between the two yard sales this year is $5,000," Dietz said. "Last year, we helped over 250 kids."

She went on to emphasize that PACS, a statewide non-profit which serves nine counties in Kentucky, can provide assistance to those in need year round.

"We help low-income families with utility bills, weatherization programs, and receiving low-interest loans. There's a lot of things we can do," she added.

Contact Daniel Paxton, a Paducah Sun staff writer, at 270-575-8667.

Comments made about this article - 0 Total

Comment on this article

Your comment has been submitted for approval
captcha 449cdfb3092c487c9f63424f476e9243
Top Classifieds
  • 2 Free Cats with toys 270-898-4963 Details
  • Purebred Yorkie puppies, no papers, t ... Details
  • BASENJI (very rare) or Cocker pups. 2 ... Details
  • Men's Trek 7300 andWomen's ... Details
  • FNB Bank, Inc. will be accepting seal ... Details
  • CompletelyRemodeled-4 bdrm., 2 bath,1 ... Details
  • SEEING is believing! Don't buy p ... Details
  • HandymanSpecial 3 BR 1 BA fenced inba ... Details
  • 3 BR, 2 ba, C/A, fenced in backyard, ... Details
  • FISHING RETREAT 4-SALE Older Mobile ... Details
  • Details
  • 9801 Enlow Dr. 2 Acres, 3 lg. bdrm., ... Details
  • 2002 36' DIESEL PUSHER 40,XXX MI ... Details
  • 2007 Mazda MX5Miata conv.hardtop, $85 ... Details
  • 26ft Coachman Cascade (2004) 13ft sli ... Details
  • 2011 Cadillac CTS 4 dr., cream color, ... Details
  • AUTOMOVER SPECIAL6 lines - 14 dayson ... Details
  • 2x3 18 Passenger Bus wheelchair lift ... Details

Most Popular
  1. Holiday weekend kicks off another busy boating season
  2. City ignores veteran status of soldiers who fought for CSA
  3. TOO FREE? Twitter founder laments Trump's use of platform
  1. Beaver Dam rest area will stay shut most of the year
  2. Some severe weather may hit later today
  3. On television
  1. City ignores veteran status of soldiers who fought for CSA
  2. Lawn pickers
  3. Holiday weekend kicks off another busy boating season
Discussion

Check out these recently discussed stories and voice your opinion...