Salvation Army reschedules summer auto auction

Salvation Army reschedules summer auto auction

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Salvation Army's auto auction has been postponed from June 7 to July 19.

Registration will start at 8 a.m. at The Salvation Army Center of Hope at 1384 Greene Street in Augusta, and the auction will begin at 10 a.m.

Bidders are invited to visit the auction yard during the three preview days to view the cars and boats, and to look under the hood and start the vehicles. Preview days are July 16 to 18 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

More than 30 cars, trucks, boats will be auctioned off. The feature vehicle for this auction is a 27-foot, white 1987 Carver Montego boat with trailer.

There is a $5 fee to register for the auction. To view the inventory and register online, visit www.salvationarmycars.com.

The Salvation Army auto auction is one of the organization's largest fundraisers of the year.

Proceeds from the auction support social services for those in need in the Augusta area. Programs such as the free drug and alcohol rehabilitation program, emergency shelter, soup line, and job skills training will benefit from the money raised.

Auto donations are accepted year-round and free pick-up is available. Anyone who donates a vehicle will receive a free three-month gold membership to the Kroc Center. Individuals who have a vehicle that they are interested in donating and would like more information can contact the auction coordinator at 706-434-3175.