Catholic youth group sells pumpkins to raise funds for trips

The Daily Times staff
St. Mary's Catholic Church youth assistant Ruben Gomez walks through a display of pumpkins Tuesday during a pumpkin sale fundraiser at the church in Farmington.

FARMINGTON — St. Mary’s Catholic Church’s Youth Group has been selling pumpkins since Oct. 13 in an effort to raise money for upcoming trips, including a trip to Panama for World Youth Day in January.

St. Mary's Catholic Church youth assistant Ruben Gomez holds a pumpkin Tuesday at the church in Farmington.

The pumpkins can be purchased outside of the church located at the intersection of Farmington Avenue and East 20th Street.

The price ranges from $2 to $25, depending on size.

The pumpkins, which were grown locally by Navajo Agricultural Products Industry, include traditional orange pumpkins, as well as other varieties.

A pumpkin sale fundraiser run by the St. Mary's Catholic Church Youth Group concludes today in Farmington.

Customers can purchase pumpkins by visiting the church between 9 a.m. and dark.

Today will be the group's last day to sell the pumpkins.

The St. Mary's Catholic Church Youth Group is selling pumpkins to raise money for upcoming trips, including an excursion to Panama in January.