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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!

By Josephine Hicks

Hurricane Florence 2018: How Can I Help?

As I sit in Charlotte, North Carolina, I understand the roller coaster of emotions felt by people throughout many states bordering the Atlantic - concern, anxiety, relief, renewed concern - as forecasts and models for Hurricane Florence morphed and cast the Cone of Uncertainty in different directions in the days before it made landfall. 

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By Mike Smith

Two Women and a Truck Help Put a Community Back Together

As Hurricane Florence draws nearer, we send prayers and support our partners as they prepare to respond to the needs of the impacted community. At this time, we also recognize the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey. Mike Smith, Major Gifts Officer, shares a story of a community in Texas and how they are rebuilding and recovering together.

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By Richard Hoff

Five Tips for 'Gifts For life'

Five Tips for 'Gifts for Life' - Anne Browne's passion is Gifts for Life. She deeply appreciates how they empower local partners, offering individuals and communities the ability to help themselves in ways that respect their home, history and culture. In this blog we capture five great tips on how to personalize your giving throughout the year using the catalog.

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By Mike Smith

Harvey One Year Later

One year after Hurricane Harvey inundated South Texas, the recovery process seems almost as random as the storm itself. How are people doing? It depends. People with few resources are struggling, as if the storm had just hit. And for many, a nagging depression lingers. They know that full recovery is a long way away. 

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By Nagulan Nesiah

Farmers in Myanmar Diversify Crops For Economic Stability

With assistance from Episcopal Relief & Development and local partners, small-crop farmers in Myanmar are finding ways of keeping to their tradition of growing rice, while increasing their overall production and economic stability.

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By The Rev Rachel Carnegie

Transforming Relationships: Hope for Gender Justice

Post General Convention, The Rev. Rachel Carnegie reflects on a conversation she had about empowerment and shares her hopes for women and girls around the world.

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By Episcopal Relief & Development

Great Summer Reads: Our Fave Empowerment Stories

Some summer reads to go along with the warm sun and cool breeze. 

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By Episcopal Relief & Development

Great Summer Reads: Journey to Asia

Enjoy these stories poolside with a tall glass of lemonade.

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By Episcopal Relief & Development

Episcopal Relief Debuts A New Video

We are proud to present our new organizational video. Recently, at the 79th General Convention, our president Rob Radtke presented this video which highlights our new key areas. 

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By Sean McConnell

Gearing Up for a Colorful Convention

Join us at this 79th General Convention online or at the booth, as we "Color Our World" with Faith, Dignity, Relationship, Leadership and Excellence. Visit us at our booth 401 between July 3 and July 11, to learn how we work to become the hands and feet of God in the world.

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