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Yard sale to help military families

By Wainwright Jeffers - bio | email

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – The Marine Corps Logistics Base hosted a huge yard sale to help military families.

For four hours more than forty military families gathered in the front parking lot at MCLB to sell their items at the Family Readiness Yard Sale.

The public was invited to attend.

Only military families got a chance to be vendors and get rid of some of their unwanted belongings. All proceeds go back to helping base families in the form of offering free child care and facilitating other base volunteer efforts.

"The military environment is very transient in nature and this gives an opportunity for military families to bring some of the stuff out they haven't touched in a while and want to get rid of," said Richard Walker, Family Readiness Officer.

They've been hosting the yard sale for about three years now, Saturday morning they say about 250 people turned out to shop.

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