Many Amish volunteers making approx. 15,000 doughnuts for the Benefit Auction.
The annual benefit auction for the Clinic for Special Children is one of Lancaster County's most colorful extravaganzas. It is a spectacular food fest and auction marathon in a league of its own. This auction, held at the Leola Produce Auction, attracts as many as 8,000 people throughout the day, and raises as much as $350,000 for the nonprofit clinic. Most people attending the auction are Amish or Old Order Mennonites, and the auction is organized by these Plain groups. Thousand of ite...