2015 Press Releases

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Monday, Aug 03, 2015

Registrations Accepted for Call to Transformation ABCD Facilitator Formation Workshop

August 3, 2015 Registrations are now accepted for the Called to Transformation Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) facilitator formation workshop September 14-17, designed to train leaders in methods and tools to enhance local ministry and mission. Called to Transformation is a partnership between the Domestic and Foreign

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Tuesday, Jun 23, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development Partners with Equal Exchange to Offer Fair Trade Products

June 23, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development and Equal Exchange have launched a new Fair Trade partnership, offering customers an opportunity to enjoy premium products while supporting small-scale farming communities and healing a hurting world. The Episcopal Relief & Development Fair Trade Project offers a range of

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Wednesday, Jun 17, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development Celebrates 75 Years of Healing a Hurting World at General Convention

June 17, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development joins the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in celebrating 75 years of healing a hurting world, with a special 75th anniversary reception and a booth featuring the organization’s traveling photo exhibition. Thanking the Church for 75 years of generous support

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Thursday, Jun 04, 2015

Episcopal Relief & Development Partners with Texas Dioceses on Flood Response

June 4, 2015 Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal dioceses of Texas and West Texas in response to severe flooding caused by weeks of heavy rain across the region.  Church teams in both dioceses are providing pastoral care and conducting needs assessments in areas where people lost homes and 

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Saturday, Apr 25, 2015

Earthquake in Nepal

7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on the morning of April 25, causing severe damage and loss of life across the small nation. Episcopal Relief & Development will help meet urgent needs such as food, clean water and shelter, as well as support for assessment and search and rescue teams in the initial phase of

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Thursday, Apr 23, 2015

World Malaria Day 2015: NetsforLife® Doubles Malaria Net Total, Expands Volunteer Capacity

April 23, 2015 In 2014, Episcopal Relief & Development’s NetsforLife® program partnership doubled the number of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) distributed since the program’s inception in 2006, helping to bring malaria protection to new communities and replace worn-out nets from previous distributions. Between

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