Ferndale Public Market to Host Donation BBQ, Collecting Back-to-School Supplies for Families in Need
On Saturday, August 10, from 3-5 p.m., the Ferndale Public Market is extending its hours to serve free hot dogs and sliders in exchange for thoughtful donations of back-to-school items for Ferndale, Washington families.
Ferndale, WA – August 7, 2013
The Ferndale Public Market is hosting a barbeque and back-to-school donation drive Saturday, August 10 from 3-5 p.m. to benefit low-income children in the Ferndale School District.
“Farmers and vendors are extending the market hours so the public can stop by and enjoy hot dogs and sliders,” “We are hoping for a great turnout, with people donating new school supplies for Ferndale families who need help.”
Supplies that are particularly needed include:
- #2 Pencils
- Colored Pencils
- Wide & Thin Markers
- Glue Sticks
- Pencil Boxes
- Loose Leaf Paper
- Spiral Notebooks
- Pencil Sharpeners
- Ballpoint Pens
- Yellow Highlighters
- Dry Erase Markers
Cash donations and checks are also being accepted. Checks should be made out to the Ferndale Family Community Fund. 100% of these donations will be used to purchase school supplies.
About the Ferndale Public Market
The Ferndale Public Market is open every Saturday through October 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Centennial Riverwalk Park alongside the Nooksack River, off Main Street in Ferndale. The market vendors are anchored by local growers bringing in fresh produce and berries, as well as vendors selling fresh bread, pastries, barbeque sauce and seasonings. In addition, there are a number of artisans selling homemade goods: from hand sewn quilts, wooden toys, homemade lotions and soaps, dried flower arrangements to studio paintings and welded garden art. For more information, please visit http://ferndalepublicmarket.com.
Founded in 2007, the Ferndale Public Market is located at 5667 1st Avenue, along the beautiful Centennial River Walk on Main Street in downtown Ferndale Washington. There is plenty of parking in nearby lot and on street and within a few steps of a WTA bus stop. On-leash dog and stroller friendly.
Our mission is to provide the community with a quality, affordable and fun outdoor market. Our vendors are hand selected and each are very particular about their products. Our farmers bring the freshest fruit and vegetables and our artisans handcrafted items are amazing.
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