Garage sale raises money for local Habitat for Humanity chapter

Columbia residents rummage through piles of items on tables at the Broadway Christian Church annual garage sale on Saturday, April 9. The garage sale, which benefits Habitat for Humanity, raised more than $17,000 at last year’s sale.   ¦ KRISTEN ZEIS



Every year, Rocky Clouse drives three and a half hours to go to a garage sale with her daughter Fran Lakatos.

“It’s a mother-daughter event,” Lakatos said of their tradition.

They were just two in a long line of shoppers who moved hurriedly through the doors at 8 a.m. Saturday, entering Broadway Christian Church, 2601 West Broadway. This is the 23rd year for the garage sale, which benefits the Show-Me Central Habitat for Humanity.

“I think it’s a fantastic opportunity for the church to support a wonderful organization and for the community to come together,” the church’s pastor Nick Larson said. “My favorite part of the whole thing is watching multiple generations work side by side on the project.”

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