2021 Press Releases

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Tuesday, Mar 30, 2021

Supporting Emergency Response to Alabama Tornadoes

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Episcopal Diocese of Alabama as it responds to the deadly tornadoes that knocked out power lines, downed trees and damaged homes on March 25, 2021. The diocese is leveraging its long-standing relationships to provide emergency assistance to vulnerable communities that were impacted.

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Friday, Mar 26, 2021

Responding to Winter Storms

Episcopal Relief & Development is in close contact with Episcopal dioceses in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Louisiana as they assess needs created by winter storms that are producing widespread power outages across the south.

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Friday, Mar 12, 2021

Supporting Long-Term Recovery After Wildfires in Colorado

Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the Episcopal Church in Colorado as it responds to multiple wildfires that destroyed homes and infrastructure and led to evacuations across the state in the second half of 2020.

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Friday, Mar 12, 2021

Supporting Emergency Response to Tropical Cyclone Yasa in Fiji

Episcopal Relief & Development, in coordination with the Anglican Missions Board-New Zealand and other partners, is supporting the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia to provide emergency relief to 500 families in Fiji who were impacted by Tropical Cyclone Yasa in December 2020.

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Tuesday, Jan 26, 2021

Episcopal Relief & Development Receives Spotlight Initiative Grant

Episcopal Relief & Development has received a $188,436 three-year grant from the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women (UN Trust Fund), in partnership and with funding through the European Union and United Nations Spotlight Initiative.

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Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021

Episcopal Relief & Development Focuses on Lament in 2021 Lenten Meditations

In response to the unprecedented events of the past year, Episcopal Relief & Development’s 2021 Lenten Meditations share deeply personal reflections on the theme of lament from a diverse group of writers. Many of the authors share experiences related to a variety of issues including disease, violence, racial injustice and poverty.

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