‘Reward of Giving Snow Globe Public sale’ launches in assist of BGC Okanagan – Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

‘Gift of Giving Snow Globe Auction’ launches in support of BGC Okanagan - Okanagan | Globalnews.ca

2021-11-25 07:34:55

A big and distinctive snow globe assortment has been positioned up for public sale to lift cash for BGC Okanagan, previously often called the Boys and Women Membership.

Bob Little has been gathering snow globes since 1988 from all around the globe, and each holds a particular place in his coronary heart.

“I began gathering snow globes the primary 12 months that my daughter was born, I needed to commemorate Christmas as a result of it’s massive for our household,” Little mentioned.

“She was very proud of it and I believed could be a great custom for her and I to begin gathering snow globes.”

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The worth of his assortment is price hundreds of {dollars} and among the snow globes are extraordinarily uncommon.

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“I’ve collected each snow globe that Costco has put out since that 12 months — almost 250 of them. Yearly they’d produce completely different varieties from completely different international locations,” Little mentioned.

He has now determined to half methods with 120 globes from his assortment and donate all of the proceeds to BGC Okanagan.

“I made a decision on BGC Okanagan as a result of they stand for lots of what must be completed locally and in order that they will proceed to fund their packages,” Little added.

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BGC Okanagan says that they’re grateful Little has determined to donate his time and assortment to the group.

“When Bob got here to us with the concept, we had been excited for a number of causes. One being that we all know Bob cherished these and now different households can expertise the identical custom he had along with his,” mentioned BGC Okanagan advertising and marketing and communications coordinator Kristi Patton.

“It additionally actually coincides with our Reward of Giving Marketing campaign and each greenback raised will assist assist youngsters and youth all through the Okanagan.”

Patton add that BGC Okanagan hopes it will spark extra distinctive concepts for ways in which individuals can provide again to the neighborhood.

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The public sale is stay on the BGC web site till December 12, 2021.

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