Stories

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Our Stories of Lasting Change are filled with hope, inspiration and love in action. They reflect the experiences of Episcopal Relief & Development partners, staff, participant communities, volunteers and friends who are moved to make a measurable difference in the lives of vulnerable women and children and help communities adapt to the effects of a changing climate. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017

#ForSuchATime | Alleviating Hunger in Nicaragua

Episcopal Relief & Development invites you to join The Episcopal Church and our ecumenical partners, to participate in the #ForSuchATime movement. On the 21st of each month through December 2018, the community is called to pray, fast and act to fight hunger and poverty around the world. In this article, we look at the successful agricultural training program that is helping to alleviate hunger and end poverty in Nicaragua.

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Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Healthy and Happy Futures Begin at ECD Centers in Zambia

Meet Trevor, a young person who is helping Episcopal Relief & Development heal a hurting world. Discover what Trevor learned from his recent trip to Zambia where he photographed our Early Childhood Development forum.

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Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

#ForSuchATime | A Prayer for Those Living in Poverty and Hunger

Episcopal Relief & Development invites you to join The Episcopal Church and our ecumenical partners, to participate in the #ForSuchATime movement. On the 21st of each month through December 2018, the community is called to pray, fast and act to fight hunger and poverty around the world.

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Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Happy Father’s Day! A New Father Practices Empowerment

In this blog, Engagement Program Officer Chad Brinkman contemplates what it takes to raise a son in the age of women’s empowerment. 

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Thursday, Jun 08, 2017

One Simple Way To Leave A Rich Legacy

President Rob Radtke explains why while he and his wife were getting their affairs in order, they chose to become members of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Matthew 25 Planned Giving Society, ensuring that the organizations they love are taken care of when they pass on.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Beauty & Progress: Disaster Recovery and Savings Groups

Chuck Hamilton, Network Coordinator for the Diocese of Olympia, reflects on his pilgrimage to Sri Lanka in January. He shares insights about the disaster preparedness and response efforts over the year, the savings groups he visited and the work being done to heal trauma in communities. 

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