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Monday, Dec 03, 2012

Advent and Christmas Resources from Episcopal Relief & Development

December 3, 2012 This Advent, Episcopal Relief & Development offers a variety of ways to mark the season of anticipation and celebrate the birth of Christ, who heals our hurting world. “Advent is a season to strive toward the coming of Christ, and to further God’s kingdom on earth,” said Rob Radtke, the 

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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012

Flooding and Landslides Hit Panama

November 27, 2012 Heavy rainfall in Panama set off landslides that killed at least two people and prompted officials to declare a state of emergency in three districts near Panama City. The rains began on November 23 and continued through the weekend before abating on Monday evening. According to reports, more than 800 

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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012

Episcopal Relief & Development Reaches Out to Partners in Hurricane’s Path

November 20, 2012 Eight deacons from the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey gathered at the diocesan center in Trenton on November 19 to learn how to facilitate FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Administration)disaster assistance registration. The training was held by members of Episcopal Relief & Development’s US 

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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012

November Web Feature Highlights Partners in Nicaragua

November 15, 2012 This month’s Power of Partnerships celebrates the success of an agricultural program in San Fransisco Libre, Nicaragua, where Episcopal Relief & Development partner organization CEPAD has engaged farmers in developing a set of best practices that work with the local environment. Rocky soil and 

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Thursday, Nov 08, 2012

Matching Gift Challenge 2012: Double Your Impact!

November 8, 2012  Donors making end-of-year gifts to Episcopal Relief & Development will be able to double the impact of their contributions, thanks to a group of very generous supporters who have pledged $300,000 in matching funds toward the 2012 Matching Gift Challenge. Between November 1 and December 31, gifts

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Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012

Congregations Continue Sandy Relief Efforts, Prepare for Nor’easter

November 7, 2012 Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with dioceses impacted by Superstorm Sandy to support relief activities that respond to emerging community needs. Congregations in New York and New Jersey have also been preparing for the Nor’easter that is currently bringing cold temperatures, wind and

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