Stories

Please enjoy the many stories illustrating how lives are transformed through the shared abundance of our partners and friends. Be sure to sign up to receive inspiring new stories and multimedia features throughout the month. Join us and be a part of this caring, compassionate community!

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 prepare for and recover from climate-influenced events. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Thursday, Oct 22, 2020

10 Tips for Going Green at Home

I feel grateful to work for an organization that cares about the environment and recognizes climate as a key priority. Did you know that Episcopal ...

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Friday, Oct 09, 2020

Reaching Neighbors Near and Far

When I arrived at Grace Church in the Mountains, I heard several parishioners say with pride: “All of our outreach efforts benefit the local commun...

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Friday, Oct 02, 2020

My Dog Ate My Gifts for Life Catalog

My dog usually snores through my sermons. I can’t fault him for being a more action-oriented than contemplative critter. Besides, he’s raised more ...

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Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020

In Conversation: Our Faith Calls Us to Acts of Love

Chad Brinkman, the Director of Episcopal Relief & Development’s ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE campaign, interviews the Rev. William (Bill) Miller. ...

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Thursday, Sep 17, 2020

Disaster Relief Creates Lasting Change in Puerto Rico

Since the start of 2020, our long-term recovery partner, the Episcopal Diocese of Puerto Rico, is making a difference in the lives of people impacted by hurricanes and earthquakes while combatting a global pandemic. With the support of Episcopal Relief & Development and other organizations, the diocese’s disaster response team, Programa REDES, has helped and accompanied over 60,000 people.

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Wednesday, Sep 09, 2020

Building Relationships, Justice and Hope During Disasters

Recently, we sat down for a conversation with Lura Steele and Tamara Plummer, Program Officers for our US Disaster Program, to discuss disaster tre...

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