Press Releases

Wednesday, Jan 26, 2011

2011 Lenten Devotional Available for Order through Episcopal Media Cente

January 26, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce the publication of its 2011 Lenten Meditations booklet. Co-authored by a group of leaders from across the Episcopal Church, the devotional offers insights on the daily lectionary readings and how we might apply them to our lives as we face a 

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Monday, Jan 24, 2011

January Web Series Feature Partners in Haiti and Friends in California

January 24, 2011 The January installments of Episcopal Relief & Development’s two popular web series, The Power of Partnerships and Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development, are now available online. Each month, these series highlight the work of those partnering with the agency to help people 

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Wednesday, Jan 19, 2011

Matching Gift Challenge Raises $1.8 Million

January 19, 2011 Last fall, for the second year in a row, a group of generous donors offered to match all donations received during the six-week-long Matching Gifts Campaign. The numbers have been tabulated, and Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to announce that the 2010 campaign raised a total of nearly 

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Tuesday, Jan 18, 2011

Flooding in Sri Lanka and Brazil

January 18, 2011 Episcopal Relief & Development has reached out to its church partners in Sri Lanka and Brazil as these countries deal with the aftermath of severe flooding. The agency has responded to needs in Sri Lanka, and awaits the outcome of assessments currently being conducted in Brazil. With at least 32 dead in 

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Thursday, Jan 13, 2011

Episcopal Relief & Development Welcomes Four New Board Members

January 13, 2011 Effective January 1, 2011, Episcopal Relief & Development is pleased to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors: the Rt. Rev. Prince G. Singh (Rochester), Ms. Constance R. Perry (Massachusetts), Ms. Josephine H. Hicks (North Carolina) and Mr. Daniel McNeel “Neel” Lane (West Texas

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Tuesday, Jan 04, 2011

Episcopal Relief & Development Releases One-Year Haiti Report

January 4, 2011 On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, leveling scores of buildings and claiming over 217,000 lives. At the center of major relief efforts was the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti, the largest diocese of The Episcopal Church, and long-term partner of Episcopal Relief & Development. Led by the Rt.

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