Special to The Hays Daily News

It's time again for the seventh annual Community Mission Auction with all of the proceeds going to need-meeting ministries here in Hays and throughout the world.

At 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Celebration Community Church will auction off items and give away the money raised.

The Community Mission Auction provides local businesses and individuals the opportunity to partner by donating products, services and gift certificates while others can bid on these items. Last year, the donations of more than 150 items raised $17,000.

More than 200 items from local retailers and Celebration church members will be auctioned off this year. Visit www.celebratejesus.org for a list of some of the donated items.

Organizations such as First Call for Help, ECMA's Second Mile Fund, the Community Assistance Center, Encounter's Alternative Homecoming Fest, Unite, Perspectives on the World Christian Movement, Christian Challenge, Young Life, the Gideons, Campus Crusade for Christ, Hays Helps Haiti, Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home, Birthright, Rachael's Vineyard, Habitat for Humanity, and several others will benefit.

Tickets are $10 dollars in advance and $15 at the door and include catered food, beverages and entertainment.