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We facilitate healthier, more fulfilling lives in communities struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster and disease. 

Our work addresses three life-changing priorities to create authentic, lasting results.


Everyone deserves a life free from violence in a society where they are treated with dignity and respect. Only then can communities truly heal and thrive.

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When kids under six reach appropriate health and developmental milestones, they can achieve their full potential as future contributing members of their communities.

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Families and communities can become more resilient by finding ways to adapt to rapidly changing weather patterns and climate-influenced events like floods and hurricanes.

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Integrated Approach

We listen, learn and work together to build upon local knowledge and strengths that already exist. As a result, our partners and community members are able to live and sustain fuller, more productive lives. 

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We offer resources and training to help people prepare for disasters and provide emergency support so they can make a full and sustained recovery. 

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Giving thanks for food, family, and children!
20 Nov, 2018

Giving thanks for food, family, and children!

To kick off the holiday season, Josephine Hicks – Vice President for Episcopal Church Programs – shares the family traditions she’ll be partaking in this year. She also takes this opportunity to give...

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Universal Children’s Day: Extending our love to all children
15 Nov, 2018

Universal Children’s Day: Extending our love to all children

For Universal Children's Day, Chad Brinkman, Program Officer for the organization, expresses how the love for his child has the power to grow and embrace children all over the world. My child’s pediatrician recently told...

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The Universal Language of Kindness
13 Nov, 2018

The Universal Language of Kindness

For World Kindness Day 2018, Episcopal Relief & Development Engagement Associate Jessica Forrester recalls the advice her grandmother gave her as a child – words she carries through her own journey of...

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As a Sustainers Circle member, your regular monthly gifts will ensure that we’re always ready to respond when we’re needed – in areas where few others go and even fewer remain for the long haul.

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Where we Work

Our partnerships within the Anglican Communion connect us with communities around the world. 

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