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GFA auction offers great items; bid to support ag literacy!

by Jennifer Whittaker, Georgia Farm Bureau

Posted on Sep 15, 2021 at 0:00 AM

Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping while supporting the Georgia Foundation for Agriculture (GFA) by participating in the GFA Fall Online Auction. Register at by Sept. 26 to receive auction alerts.  The auction site will go live Sept. 27 and bids on auction items will be accepted from 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 27 until 12 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8.

 This year’s auction will feature great items such as: football tickets and signed footballs for multiple teams, tech gadgets, a grill, home décor, tickets for multiple family activities and much more. 

Raffle tickets to win 50 fresh or frozen chicken halves donated by Harrison Poultry are also being sold for $5 per ticket, five tickets for $20 or 10 tickets for $45.

The online auction is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the GFA. All auction proceeds will benefit the Georgia Foundation of Agriculture programs including: Georgia Ag Experience mobile ag classroom; scholarships for students pursuing ag careers; ag teacher workshops; mental health research for farmers and more. The foundation’s goal for the auction is to raise at least $15,000.

GFA is a 501(c3) nonprofit registered charity dedicated to preparing the next generation of leaders for success in Georgia agriculture. The GFA works with Georgia Farm Bureau and other Georgia agricultural and educational organizations to achieve its mission. The foundation offers scholarships to students pursuing agricultural careers, funds leadership development programs and projects that increase the public’s understanding of agriculture. Donations are tax deductible. For more information, contact Lily Baucom at  or 478.405.3461 or Jennifer Farmer at or 478.405.3463.

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