A big thank you goes out to Claudette Evans, the motive force behind the 2023 Galilee Holiday Bazaar. Claudette and her husband Don are longtime members of Galilee, and you can read about their involvement with the bazaar here.

Total Raised at the Holiday Bazaar for Backpack Buddies: $6384  

  • 30 businesses contributed $3700 in gift certificates
  • Four florists donated $500 in Holiday Centerpieces
  • Over 20 gift baskets from Galilee groups and members
  • 18 Vendors
  • 6 tables filled with crafts donated by the congregation
  • 3 tables filled with home baked goods
  • Volunteers:
    • Saturday: 20, plus Men of Galilee
    • Sunday: 30, plus Men of Galilee, Women of Galilee, Kathi’s Carolers


Check out pictures from the afternoon—and thank you. Proceeds from the event will support Backpack Buddies, which helps feed school children in Loudoun County.

Thank you to our generous sponsors, Carol Kearney at Momentum Realty and Wegmans Leesburg