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Posted: May 30, 2017
The New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale is pleased to report that our 2017 gross proceeds we exceed $330,000.00. This is at least $5,000.00 more than the 2016 Sale. We give thanks to all our sponsors, patrons and volunteers for the efforts and resources to make this a very successful year. We will be updating our site with more information on totals as we finalize them. In Faith, the New Hamburg... Read More
Posted: May 05, 2017
May 9th and May 10th there will only be some of the quilts hanging in the Kitchener City Hall Rotunda. In order to see all the quilts it is advisable to choose other dates. Thank you!
Posted: Apr 11, 2017
Our quilt auction will feature 10 quilt projects highlighting Canada’s past and present. The great variety in the representations in the quilts reflect the great variety across the nation. #081 "Wild Rose" was made for the first relief sale in 1967 to celebrate Canada's 100th birthday. It has been re-donated this year for Canada's 150th celebration and is a lovely piece of the past. #004 "... Read More
Posted: Feb 15, 2017
Our contributions to the sale last year was over $10,000. It is your donations of hand crafts/quilt items that has made our venue a success.WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORTITEMS MUST BE IN BY FRIDAY NOONHand crafts - items that sold well -       Handmade children’s sun bonnets-       Slippers knitted for children and adults- ... Read More
Posted: Jan 30, 2017
New Hamburg Relief Sale Promotion Dinner DATE: Monday, April 24, 2017 TIME: 6:30 pm PLACE: Bingemans in Kitchener SPEAKER: Rachelle Friesen; Former MCC volunteer in Bethlehem, currently the Program Coordinator for Christian Peacemaker Teams (Canada). Tickets available at MCCO office: 519-745-8458 Cost: $10
Posted: Jun 13, 2016
NHMRS 2016 SALE RESULTS! We are confident that we will be able to forward $310,000.00 to Mennonite Central Committee Ontario this year. Of that total approximately $115,000.00 was raised in our Quilt Auction. Another notable result was $5,000.00 for the Peter Etril Snyder original painting and the many prints of the painting sold during the Sale. We want to once again thank God for our 50... Read More
Posted: May 18, 2016
Shoot a doogie at the New Hamburg Relief Sale's First Annual Friendly Crokinole Tournament. Follow signs to the multipurpose room in the arena to drop-in for a round or more of crokinole and collect themed swag. Victors earn points throughout the weekend to win prizes. This year's top scoring player will win a brand new tournament-grade board donated by Mennonite Savings and Credit Union. Game on!
Posted: May 08, 2016
The New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale has planted two trees and installed a bench on the fairgrounds in New Hamburg. These are a thank you to the township for hosting the relief sale for our 50 year history. Thank you to the following supporters who helped make this possible: Homestead Woodworks: www.homesteadwoodworks.caJCA Trees: www.jcatrees.com       ... Read More
Posted: Apr 23, 2016
The Creativ Festival is an fabulous shopping excursion infused with tips, tools and what's trending. It was at the International Centre in Mississauga. Quilts for the New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale were on display there April 22 & 23.
Posted: Apr 18, 2016
The current set of quilts available for sale at the 2016 sale is now available online. Click here to see the quilts. There are over 200 quilts in the auction this year. Many of the quilts have a story attached to them. One of note is the “In memory of Anna” quilt. See the story of this lovely quilt here.

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