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Snow falls on annual Winter sale

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Buffalo’s Habitat for Humanity hosted their annual winter weather and Christmas sale on Saturday morning, Oct. 24, 2020 at Summit Church. Half the sale featured a combination of warm winter clothes and boots and the other half a variety of Christmas decorations and supplies. 

Christmas themed items at the sale ranged everywhere from books to village houses

The Christmas themed items at the sale ranged everywhere from books to village houses to decorations and ornaments on Saturday. The items were spread out by type on the Christmas tables.

Verna and John Lawrence talk about where they are going to fit the new additions

Verna and John Lawrence talk about where they are going to fit the new additions to Verna’s Christmas village collection on Saturday. Verna has been collecting the different houses for more than 40 years and is adding a few more designs to her more than 40 piece collection from what they could find at the Habitat sale. She joked thatcher husband was as excited to find new stuff and put it all together as she was.

Mindy Kendall thumbs through the book “The Story of Holly and Ivy”

Mindy Kendall thumbs through the book “The Story of Holly and Ivy” on Saturday. Mindy was looking for “everything Christmas” because she loves the holiday. She sets up extra early every year, before Halloween.

Winter boots and coats are some of the more popular items

Winter boots and coats are some of the more popular items during the Christmas and winter clothing sale put on by Habitat for Humanity on Saturday at Summit Church. The variety of boot styles and sizes were spread out on a stage where people could sit and try them on.

Peggy Stroble talks with a customer who is checking out

Habitat for Humanity volunteer Peggy Stroble talks with a customer who is checking out on Saturday. Stoble volunteers once a week with Habitat and was helping with people check out during the sale.

 

Photojournalist

Jessi Dodge joined the Bulletin as a photojournalist and a Report for America corp member in 2020. If you have ideas or comments, reach out at jessi@buffalobulletin.com.

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