West Coast Mennonite Sale brings people together to help others

Helping people around the world and enjoying friends and family right here at home are among the attractions of the annual West Coast Mennonite Sale & Auction for World Relief. The 44th event will be April 1 and 2, 2011, on the main FPU main campus.

Recent sales have raised more than $200,000 each for world relief through the sale of quilts, antiques, international and domestic crafts, classic cars, books, furniture and food. 

Activities include:

  • The auction of more than 500 quilts and comforters
  • Food favorites from Verenika, German sausage and tri-tip to dishes from Asia and Mexico
  • Crafts from Ten Thousand Villages handmade by people in many countries
  • Children’s activities like the Penny Power exhibit: bring jars, bottles and pockets full of change to the information booth and help provide food for those in need
  • Antiques
  • Fine art
  • Used books
  • Colorful plants

Don't forget the FPU Alumni Coffee Booth! Better yet, join the fun and spend an hour or two as a volunteer barista by calling 559-453-2028 or emailing joanminasian@fresno.edu.

The sale is organized by the West Coast Mennonite Central Committee, part of an international organization dedicated to answering human needs “In the name of Christ.” Join thousands of people at the 44th Annual West Coast Sale & Auction for World Relief and be the hands and feet of faith. Don’t miss this chance to respond with joy and compassion to those suffering human-made and natural disasters.

MCC West Coast is headquartered in Reedley, California. For more information on any of its services, call 559-638-6911 (453-0522 in Fresno) or email westcoast@mcc.org.

The sale website is westcoastmccsale.org.

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