2015 Press Releases

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Friday, Dec 04, 2015

Responding to Monsoon Floods in Chennai

December 4, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to fellow ACT Alliance member CASA-India in response to heavy flooding in and around the city of Chennai. CASA-India’s strong Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) work has enabled them to quickly dispatch staff to release stockpiled emergency supplies such as tarps an

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Monday, Nov 23, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development Invites Episcopalians to Build Church Presence on Asset Map

November 23, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development invites congregations, dioceses and institutions across the 50 US states – and soon throughout the entire Episcopal Church – to promote their ministries on the Episcopal Asset Map, a joint project of Episcopal Relief & Development and the Domestic and Foreign

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Wednesday, Nov 04, 2015

Daniel McNeel ‘Neel’ Lane, Jr., Appointed Chair of Episcopal Relief & Development Board of Directors

November 4, 2015 Daniel McNeel ‘Neel’ Lane, Jr., has been appointed the new chair of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Board of Directors, effective November 1.  The appointment was made by The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, newly installed Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, who transitions to the position of 

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Thursday, Oct 29, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development Matching Gift Challenge Celebrates 75th Anniversary

October 29, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development supporters have the opportunity to double their impact and unlock $750,000 in matching funds to help the organization reach its 75th Anniversary fundraising goal and expand its programs worldwide. With matching funds generously provided by a group of dedicated Episcopal 

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Thursday, Oct 15, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development 75th Anniversary Gift Package Highlight of Holiday Giving

October 15, 2015 The 75th Anniversary Gift Package is the highlight of this year’s holiday giving season from Gifts for Life, Episcopal Relief & Development’s alternative giving catalog.  As the organization celebrates 75 years of healing a hurting world, congregations, families, groups and individuals are

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Monday, Oct 05, 2015

Responding to Severe Weather from Atlantic Storms

October 5, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development is in touch with Episcopal dioceses along the US Eastern Seaboard where widespread flooding is prompting evacuations and causing severe damage to buildings and infrastructure. According to The Weather Channel, this ‘1,000-year rain event’ began on October 1, with

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