2011 Press Releases

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Wednesday, Oct 26, 2011

NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund Offers Range of Spanish-Language Online Educational Resources to Invite Participation

October 26, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development and the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund are pleased to offer select Spanish-language educational resources to invite broader participation in the church-wide campaign to support the fight against malaria. From the campaign brochure and stories from the field to the 

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Monday, Oct 24, 2011

Matching Gift Challenge Doubles Impact of All Donations Until November 30

October 24, 2011 From October 20 through November 30, donors have the opportunity to make their dollars go even further toward healing a hurting world. During the Matching Gift Challenge, any donation made to Episcopal Relief & Development will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $500,000. This means a total of up to

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Thursday, Oct 20, 2011

Central America Suffers Storms, Flooding and Landslides

October 20, 2011 Over the past week, two tropical depressions closed in Central America from the Pacific and western Caribbean. Heavy rains have caused devastating flooding and landslides, claiming more than 100 lives. In El Salvador, the hardest hit country, the Lempa and Grande rivers overflowed onto already-saturated ground.

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Wednesday, Oct 19, 2011

October Web Series Feature Partners in Honduras and Friends in California

October 19, 2011 The October Power of Partnerships highlights the work of El Hogar Agricultural School, a ministry of the Episcopal Diocese of Honduras. In a country with high levels of poverty, the school’s goal is to enable boys and young men in rural communities to gain marketable skills through agricultural

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Thursday, Oct 06, 2011

Bishops Blend Christmas Boxes Now Available from Pura Vida and Episcopal Relief & Development

October 6, 2011 This Christmas, deck the halls with Fair Trade and organic tea and coffee products from Bishops Blend. Four gift boxes are available this year through Pura Vida, Episcopal Relief & Development’s partner in the sale of Bishops Blend products. Fifteen percent of the purchase price goes back to 

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Tuesday, Oct 04, 2011

“Giving for Growth” with Gifts for Life from Episcopal Relief & Development

October 4, 2011 “Giving for Growth” is the theme of this year’s Gifts for Life catalog – filled with ways to delight those on your holiday gift list and help communities worldwide to flourish. First-time givers will notice that the catalog is divided into sections for easy browsing: cows and 

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