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Monday, Feb 13, 2017

St. Jude’s raises funds for Episcopal Relief & Development Sunday

St. Jude’s from Niceville, Florida collectively raised $5,000 for Episcopal Relief & Development’s with the intention to buy a well for an entire village. Read more to discover how St. Jude’s acted on faith to reach their fundrasing goal that will help to provide clean water and allow families to grow strong for the future.

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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

In Conversation: Challenging the “Resource-Scarce” Mindset in Development

Do you like to go deeper – get underneath the skin of things? Then this story is for you! Read this three-part conversation that happened between program officers Kellie McDaniel, Sara Delaney and Vanessa Pizer. The team reflects on an article that framed development issues from a scarcity worldview versus the asset-based worldview that Episcopal Relief & Development takes. As the conversation unfolds, interesting questions are raised and important differences are identified. 

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Wednesday, Jan 04, 2017

Top 10 Stories of 2016

2016 came and went, but it left us with lessons learned, progress measured, and disasters relieved and recovered. Take a look at the Top 10 Stories of 2016: read, review, and share tales of compassion, justice, community, and renewal.

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Tuesday, Dec 27, 2016

On To The New Year!

In this blog, Esther Cohen shares her feelings about time speeding by and reflects on the growth of Episcopal Relief & Development.

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Monday, Dec 19, 2016

The Dignity of Christmas

In this blog Episcopal Relief & Development’s president Rob Radtke recognizes the humble yet dignified beginnings of the Holy Family during Christmas and looks to our partners to recognize the dignity in all that they do.

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Friday, Dec 16, 2016

Famous Paintings of the Holy Family

Enjoy this slide show of famous paintings of the Holy Family.

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