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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Supporting Gulf Coast Communities after Oil Spill

June 2, 2010 On April 20, 2010, an offshore oil rig exploded and sank, killing 11 people and causing a massive oil spill that is threatening states along the Gulf Coast. Episcopal Relief & Development is working closely with Episcopal Community Services of Louisiana (ECSLA) and their partner Bayou Grace 

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

February 4, 2010 Episcopalians everywhere are invited to observe Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday during the upcoming Lenten season. At the 2009 General Convention, Lent was officially designated as a time to encourage dioceses, congregations and individuals to remember and support Episcopal Relief

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund Supports Commitment to MDGs

September 23, 2010 President Obama spoke late Wednesday afternoon during one of the final sessions of the three-day United Nations Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In his speech, the president introduced the new US Global Development Policy, which reaffirms the administration’s commitment to the MDGs 

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Welcomes New Board Members

January 4, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce the election of three new members to the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2010.  Pearl Chin from Province II, Diocese of New York; Sharon Hilpert from Provinces V and VIII, Dioceses of Wyoming and California; and Tucker Moodey from Province

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

Episcopal Relief & Development Mourns the Loss of Chair Emeritus, The Rt. Rev. Harry B. Bainbridge

May 28, 2010 Episcopal Relief & Development mourns the loss of the Rt. Rev. Harry Brown Bainbridge III, Chair Emeritus of the Board of Directors and retired Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Idaho.  Bishop Bainbridge or “Bishop Harry,” as he was affectionately called by many Episcopal Relief 

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Thursday, Jul 15, 2010

December Web Series Feature Partners in Sudan and Friends in Washington

The December installments of Episcopal Relief & Development’s two popular web series, Power of Partnerships and Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development, are now available online. Each month, these series highlight the work of those partnering with the agency to help people affected by poverty and 

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