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Harvest House of Hope sells handmade goods to raise money for women’s shelter

The Harvest House of Hope, a Residential Recovery Home for Women is selling homemade candles and pepper sauce for buyers to purchase as Christmas gifts with all proceeds benefitting the women at the shelter.

Harvest House of Hope Director, Cissie Franklin said this is a fundraiser the women have been doing since 2013. All the candles are made in a warehouse by the women. They insert the wick before hand pouring a scent they have designed from a variety of combined essential oils.
Franklin said this year has been difficult for the women to fundraise with everything being canceled.

“We usually set up at Walmart or different festivals, but all the festivals have been canceled,” Franklin said.

Because of this, the Harvest House of Hope teamed of with the Bowen Baptist Association and the candles and sauces are now on display at their local office for purchase.

Scented candles cost $15 each or two for $15 and pepper sauce costs $10.

Candle scents include, A Thousand Wishes, Balsam Fir, Black Amber and Lavender, Blue Spruce, Bombshell, Chamomile, Christmas Tree, Cinnamon Stix, Clean Cotton, Cool Citrus Basis, Fierce, Gardenia, Home for Christmas, Lemon Mint, Magnolia Blossom, Mistletoe, Ocean Mist, Peach Magnolia, Pink Chiffon, Seaside Community, Stress Relief and Tis the Season.

Franklin said they have most scents in stock and ready to go, however if they have to make one they will gladly deliver it to those interested by the holidays.

Franklin is thankful for all those who have already purchased items and supported the Harvest House of Hope and implores those who aren’t’ finished shopping to consider this as a possible gift idea.

To contact Franklin and place an order call 229-220-1185 or visit the Bowen Baptist Association located at 1309 Vada Road in Bainbridge.