Happy faces as children bring their coin to the Rio Grande Valley Mennonite Relief Sale. During the sale they played the Water Table game.
Penny Power is a family affair at the MCC Benefit Auction of Western New York in Clarence, NY
“Many Coins Count” at the MCC Alberta Relief Sale in Didsbury, Alberta.
Having a great time at the Black Swamp Benefit Bazaar in Wauseon, Ohio canvasing the grounds.
The wheel barrow held so much weight, the wagon’s tire went flat at the Morris MCC Auction and Relief Sale in Morris, Manitoba.
Everyone can have fun sorting coins for Penny Power at Brandon MCC Relief Sale in Brandon, Manitoba
Generous donors inserted as much paper money as coins at the Mennonite Country Auction & Relief Sale, Ritzville, Washington.
Two pastors from Kaufman Mennonite Church, Davidsville, PA spent time on their church roof for Penny Power after the men of the congregation lost a competition to raise funds for Penny Power. The additional publicity raised an extra $5,200, taking this small church’s annual Penny Power total to $9,400. This event is a part of the TriState Relief Sale, McHenry, MD.
At the Ohio Relief Sale it was fun to listen to the rattle and watch the coins drop by centrifugal force.
Clowns add fun to collecting small change at the Iowa Relief Sale.
Minn-Kota Relief Sale created a unique design for collecting coins.
The wheel of hunger is an interactive game designed to teach about world hunger or water needs. Play begins with a simple spinner design. One spins the wheel and reads the information and directions at each stop. More world food facts are placed around the edges of board. For questions, contact Daheberg2@aol.com
Players in this example were given a bag of kernels of corn. They either gave or received kernels during the course of play. You could also adapt this game using real money, giving or receiving coins which would then be donated to Penny Power.
One of the facts players learn while playing the wheel.
There are many ways to work with coins that and to the excitement enjoyment.
TriState Relief Sale — Narrow tube with funnel fits nicely in a church foyer.
Kansas Mennonite Relief Sale — Coins weighed as they accumulate.
Oklahoma Mennonite Relief Sale — Wheelbarrow ready to be filled.