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, Jun 15, 2023

How Chicken and Eggs Led to Welding Equipment

Through Ibihwa Christian and Vocational Training Centre, a program of Episcopal Relief & Development’s partner, The Diocese of Central Tanganyika, Festo, a deaf man, gained his welding certification. After graduating, Festo and his classmates began strategizing how to earn enough money to purchase the welding and other equipment needed for their careers.

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Thursday, May 11, 2023

Finding Peacemakers in the Holy Land

Episcopal Relief & Development’s Board Chair, Teri Lawver, reflects on her recent pilgrimage to the Holy Land with the organization and other supporters.

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Thursday, Apr 13, 2023

Giving Hope, Building Resiliency in the Face of Disaster in Louisiana

With Episcopal Relief & Development’s support, the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana assembled a disaster-response team before Hurricane Ida made landfall in August of 2021 to work with neighboring dioceses, evacuation sites and clergy.

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Monday, Apr 03, 2023

Help for Ukraine: One Year In

Working with ACT Alliance in Ukraine, Episcopal Relief & Development now directly supports 70,000 people each day.

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Monday, Mar 27, 2023

Mapping Assets Builds Resilience

Episcopal Relief & Development Program Officer Tamara Plummer shares her first-hand experience on the importance of the Episcopal Asset Map and how the collaborative project between Episcopal Relief & Development and The Episcopal Church allows congregations to respond to disasters in the most under-resourced and unrepresented communities in the United States.

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Sunday, Mar 12, 2023

A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Over the weekend, 17 Episcopal Relief & Development supporters were invited to gather in Amman, Jordan to start a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

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