2012 Press Releases

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Sunday, Jul 15, 2012

May Web Feature Highlights Friends in Atlanta

May 22, 2012 This month’s Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development focuses on the Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta’s efforts to engage congregations and communities in the fight against malaria through the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund. The feature especially highlights 11th-grader Adriana Embus, the winner of the

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Sunday, Jul 15, 2012

Message of Thanks from Episcopal Relief & Development

October 31, 2012 Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, Thank you all very much for your prayers and thoughts during this very sad and difficult time for those impacted by Sandy. Episcopal Relief & Development is up and running with a skeleton staff on site and others working remotely as they can. All of our staff and their

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Sunday, Jul 15, 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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Sunday, Jul 15, 2012

NetsforLife®: 8.5 Million Nets Distributed; Work Continues on Sustaining Gains in the Fight Against Malaria

April 18, 2012 Since its inception in 2006, the NetsforLife® program partnership has distributed a total of 8.5 million mosquito nets as part of its campaign to fight malaria, according to the program’s 2011 annual results, which were released today. Combined with the community education and net monitoring 

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Sunday, Jul 15, 2012

NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund Matching Gift Challenge Doubles All Donations through May 25

March 29, 2012 Beginning in Lent and continuing through May 25, donors have the opportunity to make their dollars go even further toward fighting malaria in Africa. During this period, any donation made to the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $430,000, thanks to a group of generous 

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Sunday, Jul 15, 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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