Check out these great articles about this year's Relief Sale! The New Hamburg Independent: http://www.newhamburgindependent.ca/news/47th-mennonite-relief-sale-will-feature-more-than-180-quilts-auctioned-in-new-hamburg/ The Record: http://www.therecord.com/news/local/article/937546--mennonite-relief-sale-begins-friday http://www.therecord.com/news/local/article/939652--crowds-gather-at-... Read More
Posted: May 23, 2013
Posted: May 12, 2013
We are looking for people to help out at the Relief Sale ensuring proper disposal of waste, recycling and compost. Volunteers will either act as attendants at waste stations helping people sort their waste into compostable, recyclable and garbage receptacles. The other possibility is volunteers will move between stations picking trash off the top of the compost (gloves will be provided) if people... Read More
Posted: Apr 29, 2013
On behalf of the NHMRS we wish to thank the over 700 people who participated in the 2013 NHMRS Promotion Dinner this year. In particular we thank our special guests Luke and Kaitlyn Jantzi for their passionate telling of their work with MCC in South Sudan. We also thank the many donors and suppliers of the dinner. In particular we thank Piller’s Meats who donated all the delicious ham. Our... Read More
Posted: Apr 21, 2013
The 2013 Quilt images have been uploaded. Check out the Quilt Catalogue page to see these beautiful creations!
Posted: Apr 17, 2013
Register for the 5k Run or 2k Walk of the Run for Relief. Or if you are a musician volunteer to provide some live music on our Music Stage. And volunteers are still needed for setup/cleanup and supporting our environmental efforts. We also would like to remind you to start your plant cuttings and bulbs for the Sale.
Posted: Jan 21, 2013
Join us at our Annual Promotion Dinner at Bingemans! Guest speakers: Luke and Kaitlyn Jantzi, who have returned from an MCC assignment in South Sudan. Luke did economic development with agricultural organizations while Kaitlyn worked with women's programs responding to war trauma. This dinner is a major fundraiser to cover Relief Sale expenses. Ticket cost: $10. See the Relief Sale... Read More
Posted: Jan 21, 2013
It's time to start thinking about donating items or volunteering at the 2013 Relief Sale - it'll be here before you know it! If you are interested, please check out our Contact Form and select the related category.
Posted: Apr 30, 2012
Every year thousands of volunteers donate their time to help make the Relief Sale a success. If you are interested in volunteering at the Sale, please contact John or Ross in the Volunteer category of our Contact Form.
Posted: Apr 09, 2012
The NHMRS is pleased to welcome the return of Rollkuchen and Watermelon to the Relief Sale! Rollkuchen is a deep fried pastry that, combined with watermelon, makes a common summertime meal amongst Low German speaking Mennonites that came to North America from the Ukraine.The group sponsoring the Rollkuchen and Watermelon are a group of Low German Mennonite women. They will be making the... Read More
Posted: Mar 18, 2012
NHMRS is looking for volunteers to help with the management of waste. There are three specific needs: 1) Attending the waste stations and helping people sort their wastes into the compost, recycling and garbage bins. There are six stations and we are intending that volunteers attend a station for a 1.5 hour shift. 2) Collect waste at the stations and bring to the dumpsters. 3) Help clean up at... Read More