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Posted On: Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 6:58pm
/*-->*/ It's amazing how our Ohio Relief Sale quilts travel! At our recent Year-End Meeting, our Quilt Committee Chairperson, Susan Hofstetter, relayed the story of a 2017 buyer who purchased fifteen Ohio quilts to hang in United States embassies and consulates around the world. Wishing to remain anonymous, the buyer works for the United States State Department and was inspired by the story...
Doyle Miller and his 2017 Donation
Posted On: Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 12:55pm
Woodworking is a labor of love, and Doyle Miller certainly loves his craft. His donated wood "art" shows not only his generousity, but his formidable woodworking skills. Doyle grew up in Walnut Creek in Holmes County and credits his early interest in woodworking to his teachers at tiny Walnut Creek High School. His first lessons were in his 7th and 8th grade Industrial Arts Classes. After high...
Posted On: Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 8:33pm
What's our calling? To be like Christ... By Marlin Troyer My great-uncle Alvin was a delight to be with, inquisitive, likeable and talkative to a fault. One day he told me he would have loved to have made a living as a wood crafter. But growing up during the great depression, he found work and latched on to it because any job was a lifeline. The wistfulness in his face attested to life of denial...
Posted On: Friday, March 10, 2017 - 5:00pm
OK. We get it. If you've never been to an auction, let alone bid at one, it's pretty intimidating. The auctioneers are talking so fast (and what exactly are they saying in all that sing-song?) You're not sure if you should wave your hand, wink or do something else to let him know you want to bid. Ebay isn't like this! Here in Ohio's Amish Country, auctions are a part of life. We grow up with...
John Deere Gator
Posted On: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 5:30pm
Two significant items we'd like to highlight are a brand-new John Deere Gator and an installed house door from Provia Corporation. A group of generous donors came together this year to donate a handy-dandy John Deere Gator. Our Large Donations Coordinator worked diligently to coordinate this donation and we are happy to sell this brand-new model to benefit people around the world who have no...

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