Charity auction: Paula cooking in your home
It’s now just a matter of days before Richard Beattie of Beattie Livestock Sales, prepares to take charge of the biggest charity auction he has ever worked on.
The ‘Auction of Hope’ will take place on Friday, April 16 and aims to raise significant funds to support two local charities, Air Ambulance NI (AANI) and Cancer Fund for Children and will be hosted on MartEye, an online sales platform.
The auction is being organised by the new Air Ambulance NI Agribusiness Group who have secured over 150 highly sought-after lot items from businesses across Northern Ireland. Speaking on behalf of the AANI Agribusiness Group, Libby Clarke said: “We are so excited to share this catalogue of items with the NI public and help raise funds for these two incredible charities. Our agribusiness group has secured over 150 auction lots and will appeal to both farmers and non-agri, all purse strings and interests. “We really hope everyone will download the MartEye app and join us online on April 16 at 7pm. Sincere thanks once again to all those businesses who have supported this auction, we are honestly overwhelmed by the generosity of people who have contacted each of us in the Agribusiness Group wanting to donate what they can. “There is an exciting range of items on offer including a pedigree blue lamb, a pedigree Holstein heifer calf, goats, various weekend and weeklong staycations, a range of livestock feed and bedding, cooking demo, tasting and drinks pairing in your home with chef Paula McIntyre and wonderful vouchers for afternoon teas, fashion boutiques, helicopter rides, parachute jumps!” The catalogue is now available online on the MartEye website https://beattie.marteye.ie/auctions/ICJLiabKP4vUZnORW6vt and on Richard’s social media platform www.facebook.com/people/Richard-Beattie Any monetary donations to the auction in support of both charities is most welcome. Anyone with queries on the catalogue items should contact Libby Clarke on 07775584884.