FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ST. BARNABAS CHARITIES TO HOST TREASURE SALE JUNE 21 AND 22
Gibsonia, Pa. (Richland Twp.), June 13, 2012 – A treasure sale to benefit St. Barnabas Charities’ Pennies for Patients campaign will be held June 21 and June 22 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lawn at The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, 5847 Meridian Road.
Among the items available for purchase will be gently used home accents, furniture, small appliances, kitchenware, children’s items, home and garden accessories, CDs, DVDs and video games. Individuals can also participate in the Trunk Sale by purchasing a parking space for $10 for the day. Free parking is available for shoppers. For more information, call 724-443-0700, Ext. 5328.
Proceeds from the treasure sale will benefit the Pennies for Patients campaign, which is an effort to collect more than 3 million pennies to support the St. Barnabas Free Care Fund. In 2011 alone, the Free Care Fund provided more than $5.2 million worth of care to poor and low-income patients at St. Barnabas Nursing Home, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas.
About St. Barnabas:
St. Barnabas Health System is the largest health care concern of its kind in Pennsylvania and offers service apart from the ordinary in a faith-based, non-denominational setting. Tracing its heritage back to 1900, the system serves approximately 900 inpatients and residents, plus 35,000 outpatients and home care clients. The health system is composed of the St. Barnabas Communities, including The Village at St. Barnabas, The Washington Place at St. Barnabas, The Woodlands at St. Barnabas and White Tail Ridge; St. Barnabas Clinical Services, including St. Barnabas Nursing Home, St. Barnabas Medical Center, Valencia Woods at St. Barnabas and The Arbors at St. Barnabas; and St. Barnabas Charities, the fund-raising arm, which includes the Kean Theatre and Rudolph Auto Repair.
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