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Thursday, Aug 20, 2015

#KATRINA10 – Hallelujah Housing: Building Relationships to Make Homeownership a Reality

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES ___________________________________________________________ It has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. Through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we will be sharing stories

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Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

#KATRINA10 – Jericho Road: Rebuilding Community with Hope and Hard Work

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES_______________________________________________________ It has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastating many states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. Through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we will be sharing stories over

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Thursday, Aug 13, 2015

#KATRINA10 – Holding the Loss and the Grace: Remembering Ten Years Later

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES _______________________________________________________   It has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. Through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we will be sharing 

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Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015

The Trezevant Family: Connection and Investment Grows Stronger Over Time

It was their monthly donations over many years – and having named Episcopal Relief & Development in their will – that lead me to Margaret and Richard Trezevant’s home five years ago.  But it was their warmth, sincerity and inquisitive natures that has kept me coming 

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Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015

#KATRINA10 – ‘Hi, I’m from New Orleans’: ​Building Community After Katrina and Beyond

#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES ___________________________________________________________ It has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead and tens of thousands displaced. Through the #KATRINA10 Blog Series we will be sharing stories

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Sunday, Jun 28, 2015

From Chickens to Hope

Growing up on a Nebraska farm, I know a little something about farming. Raising chickens is an effective way to increase the amount of available protein often lacking in people’s diets in rural communities around the world.  Rearing chickens is not easy.  In many parts of Central 

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