2012 Press Releases

Tuesday, Jan 29, 2013

Episcopal Relief & Development Reaches Out to Partners in the DRC

January 29, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development partnered with the Anglican Diocese of Bukavu to feed more than 1,700 displaced people over the holiday season. Hundreds of thousands have fled the ongoing conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and concerns over security in displacement camps have led many to 

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Thursday, Dec 20, 2012

December Web Feature Highlights Friends in Massachusetts

December 20, 2012 This month’s Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development celebrates the long-running Holly Day Luncheon and Fair in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. Members and neighbors of Grace Episcopal Church flock to the parish hall for the annual event, which benefits Episcopal Relief & Development’s 

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Saturday, Dec 15, 2012

Prayers for Victims of School Shooting in Connecticut

December 15, 2012 Episcopal Relief & Development joins the bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut and leaders of the Episcopal Church in praying for those impacted by the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. We have reached out to our local contacts and stand ready to offer assistance in this difficult 

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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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