Members of Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society's Kwatcha Group pose with some of the linens that will be up for grabs this weekend at First United Church.

Linen sale returns to White Rock’s First United Church

Proceeds from Kwatcha Group's event to benefit Peace Arch Hospital

Members of Peace Arch Hospital Auxiliary Society’s Kwatcha Group will host their 30th linen sale this weekend at First United Church in White Rock – and if past sales are any indication, it will be busy.

“We’ve been doing it for a long time and it’s quite a successful fundraiser,” said Diane Perrie.

“They come from the Island, they come from North Vancouver… they watch for it. They start lining up probably at 8:30 (a.m.).”

The sale is to run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday (Nov. 7) and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday (Nov. 8), with items to include collectibles, linen, doilies and more.

Perrie said a recent tally puts funds raised for the hospital through the linen sale alone at more than $130,000.

“That’s quite a sum of money,” she said. “I was quite surprised when I added it all up.”

First United Church is located at 15385 Semiahmoo Ave.

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