2013 Press Releases

Friday, Dec 27, 2013

South Sudan Response 2013

An outbreak of civil unrest began on December 15 in Juba, the capital of South Sudan.  Fighting spread through seven of the country’s ten states, causing 180,000 people to flee their homes.  An estimated 75,000 are seeking refuge in UN bases, and many are looking to the Episcopal Church in South Sudan & Sudan (ECSS

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Thursday, Dec 05, 2013

Episcopal Relief & Development Expands Zambia Program with $1 Million Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Grant

December 5, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development is proud to announce that it has received a $1 million grant from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to expand its Early Childhood Development (ECD) program in Zambia.  The organization had previously been awarded a $350,000 grant from the Foundation

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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013

Episcopal Relief & Development Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant

November 20, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development Receives Grand Challenges Explorations Grant For Groundbreaking Research in Global Health and Development NEW YORK – Episcopal Relief & Development announced today that it is a Grand Challenges Explorations winner, an initiative funded by the Bill & 

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Monday, Nov 18, 2013

Holiday Resources from Episcopal Relief & Development Include Advent Toolkit, Gifts for Life

November 18, 2013 Visit the Gifts for Life catalog Bishops Blend Coffee Box Coffee and Chocolate Box Advent begins on December 1, and Episcopal Relief & Development is offering a multitude of ways for congregations, families and individuals to celebrate the season and engage in Christ’s work of 

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Friday, Nov 08, 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan

On the morning of November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the central Philippines, causing widespread damage and knocking out power and communications lines.  Episcopal Relief & Development’s local partner, the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, is working with the National Council of Churches in the 

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Tuesday, Oct 08, 2013

Matching Gift Challenge 2013: Double Your Impact!

October 8, 2013 Episcopal Relief & Development is launching a special opportunity to strengthen its work and mission of healing a hurting world.  During the 2013 Matching Gift Challenge, taking place between October 1 and December 6, all donations to Episcopal Relief & Development will be doubled! Thanks to a 

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