The Michiana Mennonite Relief Sale was September 27 and 28 at the Elkhart County 4H Fairgrounds in Goshen.
The weekend began Friday night with vendors selling food from various places and countries such as the Netherlands, Kenya, and India. As well as typical food fair food such as apple fritters and fried pies. Vendor Rex Hostetler talked about why he returns every year to sell food. “Coming back here. It’s kind of neat because you’re not looking for a profit but you’re looking to help people and just introduce them to new things. So that’s kind of why I come back and plus the overall mission of providing water in Africa is awesome.”
Saturday the day began with a few events A 10k and 2k fun run/walk as well as a pancake and sausage breakfast. A quilt auction was going on as well. Pastor of Sunnyside Mennonite Church Amy Krantz talks about why she keeps coming back to the sale. “To see lots of people to have good food and catch up with the people you run into.”
The proceeds from the sale went to Mennonite Central Committee so they can continue to do all the relief work they do around the world.