Newton, NC. – From July 24th through the 29th, Thrifty Threads and Treasures will host an online charity auction benefiting Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry (ECCCM,) Inc. of Newton. Proceeds from the auction will be used as funding for the ministry services ECCCM supplies to those in need within the community.Thrifty Thread

A wide variety of auction items will be available for bidding. Collectibles, purses, shoes, boots, kitchenware, and china are just examples of some of the items up for bid. Rudisill Auction Company will be conducting the auction for ECCCM. As this is an online only charity auction, there will be no sales tax or buyer’s premium collected. The auction site will go live on July 24th, but can currently be previewed at

For those who win bids, auction items can be picked up on August 2nd-4th at ECCCM from 9am to 4pm only. If other arrangements must be made, call 828-465-1702, ext. 123.