Press Releases

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2013

Prayers and support after earthquake in China

On Saturday, April 20, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in central China. Approximately 200 deaths have been reported with over 1.5 million people affected by this tragedy. Local authorities and emergency rescue teams are struggling to get through to the affected areas.  Aerial shots of Lushan county show

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Friday, Apr 19, 2013

Post-disaster Prayers and Resources: Boston and Texas

April 19, 2013   Our hearts and prayers go out to those impacted by the tragic events in Boston and Texas. We have been in touch with our local Diocesan Disaster Coordinators in the affected areas, and stand ready to offer support as needed.    In the meantime, many of us are seeking ways to 

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Tuesday, Apr 16, 2013

Prayers for Those Impacted by Boston Marathon Blasts

April 16, 2013 Just before 3:00pm on Monday, April 15, two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.  At least three deaths and 176 injuries have been reported so far. Episcopal Relief & Development has been in touch with the Rt. Rev. Bishop Thomas Shaw, SSJE, and the local Diocesan Disaster 

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Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013

Episcopal Relief & Development to Emphasize Outcome-Based Programming and Engagement

April 2, 2013 With contributions from the organization’s board and staff, as well as over 2,500 survey respondents from across the Episcopal Church, Episcopal Relief & Development’s recently inaugurated 2013-2016 strategic plan sets clear goals to drive continued growth and success. The plan defines targets for

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Thursday, Mar 21, 2013

March Web Feature Highlights Partners in Sierra Leone

This month’s Power of Partnerships celebrates the efforts of the Anglican Diocese of Bo, Episcopal Relief & Development’s partner in southern Sierra Leone, to alleviate hunger, promote health and raise awareness about gender equity and good governance. March is Women’s History Month, but Episcopal Relief 

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Monday, Mar 18, 2013

NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund Exceeds Goal to Fight Malaria

The NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund has successfully exceeded its $5 million goal due to the incredible generosity of supporters across the Episcopal Church and beyond.  Over the 2010-12 triennium, thousands of individuals joined congregations, dioceses, schools and organizations in this church-wide, grassroots effort to

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