Art enthusiasts could grab their favorite piece of work and contribute to a good cause at Saturday’s night art auction in
Hosted through the Monongalia Child Advocacy Center, more than 100 works of art were auctioned off.
All funds raised by the auction will be used to provide child and family services at the center such as forensic interviews, child advocacy services, and therapy.
“What we do are professional services, that’s what we offer. We’re not volunteers, we’re actually mental health professionals that are helping children. And so we’re trying to raise money so we can provide more and more of those services,” said Dr. Laura Capage, executive director at the center.
More than 100 people showed up to the event, a signed Jimmy Buffet guitar went for $1600.