Cheektowaga, NY (PressExposure) September 22, 2009 -- DirectBuy of Buffalo, the leading home improvement and furnishings club with direct insider prices, recently donated $800 worth of furniture to the Chinese Auction held during the 21st Annual Owl Family Picnic at the George F. Lamm VFW Post in Williamsville on August 23.
Proceeds from the Chinese Auction went to several area non-profits, most notably Camp Good Days and Special Times, Mercy Flight of Western New York, Former Troopers Helping Hands and the St. Adalbertâs Center.
âWeâre happy to donate those items to efforts like the Chinese Auction at the Owl Family Picnic because of the phenomenal work the charities involved do, particularly with sick children. said Mark Klinger, owner of DirectBuy of Buffalo. âItâs an absolute privilege to take part in this event each year.â
The charities benefitting from the Chinese Auction include:
â¢ Camp Good Days and Special Times â a non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, adults and families whose lives have been touched by cancer and other life challenges. â¢ Mercy Flight of Western New York - an independent, not-for-profit provider of emergency air medical transport. â¢ Former Troopers Helping Hands â an organization dedicated to fulfilling the wishes of all children and young adults with life-threatening illnesses and their families. â¢ St. Adalbertâs Center - dedicated to helping poverty-stricken individuals and families. They empower people to take responsibility for their lives and encourage self-sufficiency through dignity and compassion.
DirectBuy clubs across Canada and the United States are active contributors to many local non-profits and charities, including the Boys & Girls Clubs, Salvation Army, YMCA, Homes for Our Troops, and various Childrenâs Hospitals. Locally, DirectBuy of Buffalo sponsored a Habitat for Humanity effort on Guilford Street in Buffalo and regularly donates to charitable efforts like The Ride for Roswell Park Cancer Institute, the Buffalo Humane Society, and Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.
Since 1971, DirectBuy has helped consumers enjoy enormous savings on home furnishings, home improvement items, entertainment and outdoor products, and accessories, by providing an avenue to purchase directly from the manufacturer. Conveniently located at 4950 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, New York, DirectBuy offers members a comfortable setting, where they finally have the financial control of buying direct.
For more information on a DirectBuy membership, you can call 716-684-1400 or visit [http://www.directbuy-buffalo.com].