One came seeking merchandise for an online business. Another was in search of an anniversary gift. And several others were hoping to walk away with true bargains.
These were just some of the attendees at the July 18 auction at Friends of Disabled Adults Children’s (FODAC) warehouse facility on Lewis Road in Stone Mountain. FODAC operates a thrift store at the location and needed to auction items to make room for other donations.
The charity “provides $9 million each year in equipment and services to the community at little or no cost to the recipients,” according to its brochure.
The auction included new items still in boxes—many in bulk—and gently as well as much-used items, including televisions, charm bracelets, a rocking chair, mirrors, a wooden trunk, plastic water bottles, hand-painted ornaments and wine glasses.
No one was more joyous at outbidding the