Stories

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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 adapt to the effects of a changing climate. Join us on this life-changing journey. Subscribe below!
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Thursday, Jun 15, 2017

Happy Father’s Day! A New Father Practices Empowerment

In this blog, Engagement Program Officer Chad Brinkman contemplates what it takes to raise a son in the age of women’s empowerment. 

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Thursday, Jun 08, 2017

One Simple Way To Leave A Rich Legacy

President Rob Radtke explains why while he and his wife were getting their affairs in order, they chose to become members of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Matthew 25 Planned Giving Society, ensuring that the organizations they love are taken care of when they pass on.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Beauty & Progress: Disaster Recovery and Savings Groups

Chuck Hamilton, Network Coordinator for the Diocese of Olympia, reflects on his pilgrimage to Sri Lanka in January. He shares insights about the disaster preparedness and response efforts over the year, the savings groups he visited and the work being done to heal trauma in communities. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

A Church Ministry Shelters More Than 30 From Floods

St. Paul’s in Healdsburg, CA was ready for the influx of homeless people set adrift again by the rising waters. And they did it by marshaling the resources of an entire community.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! Bigger Dreams, A Mother’s Gift

Happy Mother’s Day! In this blog, program officer Kellie McDaniel shares her first-time motherhood tale and tells us what she admires about the moms she gets to work with around the world.

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Monday, Apr 24, 2017

World Malaria Day: A conversation about legacy, process and a commitment to reach more families

April 25th is World Malaria Day. In this conversation, we speak with program officers, Priscilla Amuah and Hilary Abii Asiah about the legacy and impact of our Netsforlife® malaria prevention program and the expanding partnerships that are helping us reach more families. We also gain a deeper understanding of our role in the monitoring and evaluation process.

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