Chapter: Challenges and Hardships

Flour Sack for Belgium War Relief

"Nothing goes to waste"
WWI Manitoba farmers' flour sack from Belgium War Relief-returned with needlepoint Needlepoint on WWI flour sack


Flour was sent to Belgium in this sack by Manitoban farmers for war relief during World War I. Later, a Belgian used the sack as the backing for needlepoint and it was returned to Manitoba in 2015.