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By Episcopal Relief & Development

#KATRINA10 - Stories of Transformation: A Blog Series

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES ___________________________________________________________ Ten years ago today, Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. This month through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we shared stories to commemorate the anni

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By Bishop Duncan M. Gray III

#KATRINA10 - Connecting Communities Through Humble Leadership: A Reflection from Bishop Gray

#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 sharin

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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 Katie Mears

#KATRINA10 - Holding the Loss and the Grace: Remembering Ten Years Later

#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 

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By Richard Hoff

The Trezevant Family: Connection and Investment Grows Stronger Over Time

It was their monthly donations over many years – and having named Episcopal Relief & Development in their will – that lead me to Margaret and Richard Trezevant’s home five years ago.  But it was their warmth, sincerity and inquisitive natures that has kept me coming 

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By Elaine Clements

#KATRINA10 - 'Hi, I'm from New Orleans': ​Building Community After Katrina and Beyond

#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 Sandra Swan

From Chickens to Hope

Growing up on a Nebraska farm, I know a little something about farming. Raising chickens is an effective way to increase the amount of available protein often lacking in people's diets in rural communities around the world.  Rearing chickens is not easy.  In many parts of Central 

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By Mike Smith

Take a Storytelling Journey Through Kenya!

Are you ready for an immersive journey through Kenya? That’s what it feels like when listening to Major Gifts Officer Mike Smith share his in depth experience of visiting families, savings groups, health clinics and passion fruit farmers in Kenya.  You have the option to experience this

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By Peggy Hansen

Clean Water for All God's People

During our 75th Anniversary Celebration, we are sharing 75 stories over 75 weeks – illustrating how lives are transformed through the shared abundance of our partners and friends. This one comes from Peggy Hansen the chairman of the World Missions Committee and is a reminder about how it

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