JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -The largest fundraiser for the NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation kicked off Thursday evening at First National Bank Arena.
Inside, plenty of activities took place at the NEA Duck Classic, including live and silent auctions, food, raffles, and even a hunting dog demonstration.
Kim Provost, Director of Events for the NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation, said the donations raised at the event help fund six programs that address critical needs across Northeast Arkansas.
Those programs range from Hope Circle, Share Hope, Medicine Assistance, and the NEA Baptist Center for Good Grief.
“That’s that’s the mission of our foundation, it’s to meet unmet needs in our community,” Provost said. “And when we discover those, that’s how we go about creating those programs that are all offered free.”
After the auctions, around 30 teams paired up for the hunt, which is scheduled to take place Friday morning.