BART holds fundraiser on Saturday

First Posted: 12/19/2014

LUMBERTON — Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift? How about an ugly sweater?

The Borderbelt Aids Resource Team will hold an Ugly Sweater Sale fundraiser from 8 a.m to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the nonprofit’s headquarters at 415 Country Road in Lumberton.

Proceeds from the Ugly Sweater sale will go toward making Christmas baskets for BART clients and their families. For information, call 910-739-6167.

BART is a nonprofit that serves 60 clients across five counties. The organization provides clients with help with emergency services like past-due bills, visits to the doctor, medication and transportation to and from medical providers.

As of 2012, approximately 35.3 million people are living with HIV across the globe.

BART is a nonprofit and all donations are tax-deductible.