Glencoe garage sale offers good shopping with proceeds for a good 2009: Shopping Bug

Glencoe garage sale offers good shopping with proceeds for a good

If you have the shopping bug, why not make sure your money goes to a good cause This weekend marks the Pam family's fourth

annual charity garage. May 8-9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days, the garage of Jill Pam's house at 515 Oakdale Avenue will be transformed into a one-stop shop with items donated by more than 50 people. Pam thought of having a charity garage sale four years ago. She was participating in the Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk and her entire family was doing the Ron Santo Walk. Rather than asking people to give money for both events, she figured asking for donated goods to sell was a good way to raise money for the Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk. "It was a huge success the first year," Pam said. "The whole community got involved. And, "it grows every single year."

Donated items include everything from strollers and car seats to computers, house wares, bikes and furniture, Pam said.

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