Clothes For Kids throws a gala to celebrate 30 years of service

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Lance Lambert, host of the award-winning Vintage Vehicle Show, was the auctioneer at Clothes For Kids 30th Anniversary Gala and Auction Thursday night at the Future of Flight in Mukilteo. The event raised more than $50,000 for the non-profit organization that provides free clothing to low income students. (Photos by Larry Vogel)

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Clothes For Kids founder Sharie Ennis describes the early days of Clothes for Kids, which she started 30 years ago in a classroom at the old Scriber Lake High School in Lynnwood, now home to Cedar Valley Community School.

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Clothes for Kids Board President Mike Gibson thanks the crowd for attending the 30th Anniversary Gala and Auction.

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Enthusiastic bidders look at items during the silent auction.

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A chidren’s pedal car donated by Brien Ford in Everett was a popular raffle item.

Juliana Van Buskirk of the Downtown Edmonds Merchants Association describes for the auctioneer the contents of the Best of Edmonds basket up for bid during the live auction.

Juliana Van Buskirk of the Downtown Edmonds Merchants Association describes for the auctioneer the contents of the Best of Edmonds basket up for bid during the live auction.

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