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Posted On: Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 12:37pm
If you've ever wondered how the money raised at the Relief Sale gets spent, here are a few facts that will help you understand what Mennonite Central Committee does with the money that you help us raise. We praise the Lord every year for our donors, buyers and volunteers! FOOD $25.00 - Enables a family to raise a rabbit for food and income in the Gaza Strip.$50.00 - Provides loans for people to...
Posted On: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 4:59pm
We've had three wonderful years at the Buckeye Event Center in Dalton and we've come to appreciate Sandy Miller, the facility's owner and coordinator. She's given everyone the royal treatment! But things must change. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Relief Sale has recently learned that we must leave the Buckeye Event Center. We're quite sad to leave, but the reality is that as long as we are...
Posted On: Friday, July 17, 2015 - 4:23pm
One of the highlights of the annual Relief Sale is what the "Junk Art" Man will create this year. Mahlon Schmucker, a long-time worker with the Ohio Relief Sale is a Junk Artist. With welder's helmet in hand, he takes old iron tools, nuts and bolts, steel wool, hammers, knives and forks as well as variety of old farm machinery parts to design one of the more unique art pieces you'll every find....
Posted On: Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 2:10pm
We're celebrating 50 Years of Relief with a variety of fun events! 50th Anniversary Schedule of Events Friday, July 31 4pm - Antique Tractor Display Opens (Tractors 50 years and older). Weather permitting, Mahlon Schmucker will be displaying the car he and his new bride drove to the first Relief Sale in 1966. 4pm - Silent Auction Opens 6:30 pm - Anniversary Variety Show featuring the talents of...
Posted On: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 3:42pm
The Relief Sale is pleased to accept the donation of an oil still life painting by "American Impressionist Painter" Mark Gingerich. Here is Mark's biography: Mark was born in Westphalia, West Germany in 1962 and moved to the United States ten years later settling in central Ohio. He has enjoyed drawing and designing from an early age. His artistic gifts began to surface while a teenager living in...

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