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By Faith Rowold

E-CARE housing withstands earthquake in the Philippines

But there was a bright spot. Floyd’s email shared the news that in Sabang Bao, a neighborhood of Ormoc City that had been very badly hit by Typhoon Haiyan, the houses built by ECP after the typhoon were completely unscathed by the earthquake...

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By Faith Rowold

Scottish Students’ Creative Efforts Unite Community Against Malaria

Hutchesons' Grammar School in Glasgow, Scotland, spent 1 full year of fundraising by way of toy sales, crepes, and dancing! (Among other things.) Read more to find out about 15 year old Carla Foxworthy who spearheaded the Hutchesons' fundraiser, her team, and their determination, leading to an astonishing £25,000 donation to Episcopal Relief & Development.

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By Faith Rowold

Food Ministry Partnerships in Flint Expand to Meet Water Challenge

Access to clean water isn’t just an “over there” issue, and the community-led approach our programs are based on isn’t just an “over there” strategy. Just like when disasters happen internationally, when we began to address the situation in Flint, our first question was: what is the local Church doing and how can we support them?

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By Faith Rowold

A Center for Hope in Za’atari Camp

Displaced Syrians Help and Find Healing with Holy Land Institute for the Deaf

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By Faith Rowold

Finding the Unexpected in New Orleans: Love and a Life’s Purpose

When Amanda met Ross, it was 2007 in post-Katrina New Orleans. A dog-share turned into love, which over the course of the next few years turned into another dog, and a wedding, and two babies and a wonderful life together.

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By Faith Rowold

Responding to Global Need, Hunger Program Legacy Lives On

Over the course of the 75th Anniversary Celebration, our 75 Stories Project has given me the opportunity to hear from many of Episcopal Relief & Development's supporters and friends.  This very special blog post comes from two people whose work with the Hunger Program of The Episcopal C

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By Faith Rowold

#KATRINA10 - Hallelujah Housing: Building Relationships to Make Homeownership a Reality

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES ___________________________________________________________ It has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. Through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we will be sharing stories

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By Faith Rowold

#KATRINA10 - Jericho Road: Rebuilding Community with Hope and Hard Work

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES_______________________________________________________ It has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastating many states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. Through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we will be sharing stories over

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By Faith Rowold

Turning a Cow, Flowers and Laboring Hands into Assets in the Democratic Republic of Congo

 As part of its Ensemble Nous Pouvons (Together We Can) program, the Anglican Church of Congo (PEAC) is mobilizing members to create and develop initiatives that use existing resources to improve the physical, economic, social and spiritual lives of its communities. Since 2009, ENP has spread

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By Faith Rowold

Japan Earthquake Anniversary: Three Little Owls

Once upon a time, three little owls sat at my desk. The story of where they came from has a sad beginning, but a joyful end. In the beginning is the triple disaster that hit eastern Japan on March 11, 2011.  That day, an 8.9
magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of the country’s 

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