50th Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale offers vehicles, food and more to raise money for world relief

The 50th annual Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale is gearing up for this weekend in Hutchinson. The sale offers 24 hours of bidding on quilts and vehicles and tractors, purchasing crafted items, activities for kids and enjoying a variety of foods. The event’s purpose is to raise funds for Mennonite Central Commit­tee—a world-relief organization offering relief, development and peace programs in 55-plus countries. KMRS features five diverse auctions, children activities, international and local crafts, and features traditional Mennonite foods and more. The above shows the variety and quantity of motorized vehicles to be auctioned over the weekend. On the back row (from left) is a 1965 Chevy 60 farm truck; in the middle row is a 1988 Chevy S-10 pickup, a 1968 Ford Pickup, a 1957 Ferguson TO-35, a 1960 Oliver 550 Industrial loader tractor, a 1945 Massey-Harris Senior 101, a 1988 Bronco 4×4, a 1947 INC H, a 1950 Minneapolis R, a 1949 John Deere B, a 1991 Cadillac, a 1995 Honda Helix 250 cc; front row, a 1949 8N Ford, a John Deere L111, a John Deere 110, a John Deere L150 and a 1952 MG. For more information about the vehicles, call Jerry Toews at 620-367-8257.