UGA T-shirt comforter available in silent auction at upcoming Tree House fundraiser

Shown is a UGA t-shirt comforter handmade by Jean Murray (left) and Ginette Williams, (right) The Tree House, Inc. executive director. The comforter will be available in the silent auction at The Tree House’s 22nd annual “A Night of Hope for Children.” The event will be held at The Venue at Friendship Springs on Friday, March 20.

The Tree House, Inc. will host its 22nd annual “A Night of Hope for Children” on Friday, March 20, at 6 p.m. at The Venue at Friendship Springs. Presented by Akins, this entertaining evening is an opportunity to help raise funds to reduce the impact and occurrence of child abuse in Barrow, Banks and Jackson counties. Proceeds from the live and silent auction dinner buffet help child abuse victims begin the healing process and provide education to families to increase their parenting knowledge and skills for raising healthy, happy children.

Dinner tickets and sponsorships for the event may be purchased online at The deadline for purchasing tickets is Wednesday, March 11.

Over 100 items will be available for bidding at “A Night of Hope for Children.” In addition, guests can bid on trips to the Bahamas, Italy, Utah and Florida. Golf outings, home décor, jewelry, fine dining and tickets to sporting events, concerts and entertainment venues are just a sample of the items that will be offered. Mobile bidding on silent auction items begins at 6 p.m. followed by the live auction at 8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit or contact Ginette Williams, executive director, at or 770-868-1900.


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