A yard sale to benefit St. Francis House, a ministry operated by Deacon Angelo Coccia, will be held at 1710 Buffalo Road in Gates from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, Friday, Aug. 11, and Saturday, Aug. 12.
Each year, Deacon Coccia hosts this event on his front lawn to raise funds for the needy that St. Francis House serves. Proceeds will be used to purchase items for food baskets that the ministry provides at Easter, Thanksgving and Christmas. Donations also are made throughout the year to other agencies that assist the poor.
The sale features an assortment of toys, furniture, appliances, books, tools, household items and baby items.