The Oregon Mennonite Festival for World Relief is coming up soon on October 11! Your gifts make this event successful, and make life better for neighbors worldwide.
Here’s how to make your contributions this year.
Auction and silent auction: Top sellers include vacation packages, handcrafted wooden items, tickets to cultural or sporting events, and new household items. Bring all auction items to the Santiam (not Willamette) Building at the Linn County Fairgrounds on Friday. For the main auction, please contact Tim Steiner in advance to let us know of your donation: 503-381-6436, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Children’s auction: Small items for kids ages 12 and under. Deliver to the Willamette Building on Friday or drop off on the morning of the festival. Contact Maria Steiner: 503-348-0256, email@example.com.
Country Store: Best sellers are usually wearables and consumables (rather than decorating items) such as fresh garden produce, soap, jewelry, granola, noodles, dried fruits, dried flowers. (Please note the festival cannot sell home-canned foods.) Deliver to the booth in the Willamette Building on Friday for pricing. Contact Denise Diller: 541-704-0451, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books: Deliver used books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and other media to the booth in the Willamette Building on Friday for sorting. Donations of shopping bags are also greatly appreciated. Contact Dave Hockman-Wert: 541-752-0444, email@example.com.
Marta’s Haus: Donations including fabric, sewing notions, yarn, craft materials, quilt and craft books and magazines, even unfinished projects need to be delivered to Fairview Mennonite in Albany (541-928-1067) for pricing by the end of September. Contact Julie Miller: 541-740-7669.
Garden Shop: Deliver plants to the Santiam Building on Friday. Contact Ann Detweiler: 541-928-7038.
Also wanted: Your prayers for a safe and successful festival.
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