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Thursday, Feb 04, 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, Jan 28, 2010

Assistance to Earthquake Survivors Continues

January 28, 2010 Over two weeks since the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, the scope of the death and destruction is staggering. The most recent estimates indicate that roughly 200,000 deaths and 194,000 injuries have occurred. At least one million people have been left homeless and in need of temporary shelter

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Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010

The Archbishop of Canterbury Helps Launch the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund

January 26, 2010 On January 26, 2010, Episcopal Relief & Development hosted a luncheon in New York City in honor of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Rowan Williams.  Among the 75 guests in attendance were friends and supporters of Episcopal Relief & Development and the NetsforLife® program

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2010

Deadline Extended for Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA) Survey

January 21, 2010 The opportunity to offer feedback concerning the proposed Global Anglican Relief and Development Alliance (GARDA) has been extended through January 29, 2010.  Episcopal Relief & Development is gathering feedback about the proposal from the Episcopal Church in order to draft a response on the

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2010

Relief Efforts Continue in Haiti After Earthquake

January 21, 2010 Over a week since the 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on January 12, the nation is still being affected by large aftershocks, including a 6.1-magnitude event yesterday morning. However, the continued geological events are only one challenge facing those trying to provide relief in Haiti. Despite the efforts

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Friday, Jan 15, 2010

The Diocese of Haiti Actively Responds in the Wake of Disaster with Support from Episcopal Relief & Development

January 15, 2010 In Port-au-Prince, the Diocese of Haiti has set up a camp where Haitians are seeking refuge. The Church is doing all it can to provide them with food, water and any other supplies that are available.  “It is a camp the size of a football field where Bishop Duracin and the church leadership are 

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