Auction to raise money for food assistance

A benefit online auction is scheduled to continue through 5 p.m. May 15 as Major Mortgage in Grand Junction accepts bids for Country Jam tickets to raise money for Kids Aid.

Bids will be accepted for a package that includes two, four-day, reserved-seating tickets to the Country Jam country music festival and a campsite. All proceeds from the auction will go to Kids Aid, which provides backpacks filled with food each Friday to Mesa County School District 51 students in need of assistance.

To participate in the auction, visit the website located at