Monday, November 23, 2015
Over the course of the 75th Anniversary Celebration, our 75 Stories
Project has given me the opportunity to hear from many of Episcopal
Relief & Development's supporters and friends. This...
Monday, October 12, 2015
International Day for Disaster Reduction is October 13, and the
theme for 2015 is how communities are using traditional, indigenous
and local knowledge to prepare for and respond to disasters....
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES
___________________________________________________________ It has
been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many states
along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800...
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastating many
states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800 dead...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
#KATRINA10 BLOG SERIES
has been nearly a decade since Hurricane Katrina devastated many
states along the gulf coast, leaving over 1,800...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
On May 6, 2015, strong storms and tornados swept through Oklahoma,
and the Santa Maria Red Cross Partner Shelter in Oklahoma City
sprang into action. Almost immediately, those who had lost
Friday, April 24, 2015
The World Health Organization reports that “we are winning the
fight against malaria,” but warns there is the risk of resurgence
if we don’t take care to sustain the gains made so far against...
Friday, February 13, 2015
Lord, when was it that We saw you hungry and gave you food?
We saw you thirsty and gave you something to drink? We saw you a
stranger and welcomed you? We saw you sick and took care of you? We
Monday, January 12, 2015
There is a Haitian proverb that says, ‘Se lè ou nan malè ou konnen
si ou gen bon zanmi’ which translates to ‘It is in difficult times
that you know who your good friends are.’ This proverb...
Monday, December 29, 2014
When Bishop Bainbridge called me eight years ago and asked me to
consider joining the board of Episcopal Relief & Development, I
could not have been more pleased. When any of us signs on as a...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
This week's story comes from guest blogger Rachel Quednau.
She's participating in the 'Share Your Story' aspect of the
75th Anniversary Celebration. We're excited to have her
contribution and invite...
Monday, December 1, 2014
By Faith Rowold and Ximena Diego. ------------------------------
Today's feature story explores the vital work of our partner
Siempre Unidos. It started with an Episcopal priest in Honduras...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
In my past life, I was an active theatrical director and
designer. For a few years, I taught theater at a wonderful
private school in Texas. During this time I helped to
establish a theater program...
Thursday, November 13, 2014
On November 8, 2013, the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded
hit the central islands of the Philippines. The islands of Leyte
and Samar were hit the hardest, with more than 6,000 dead and...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Advent is a season to anticipate the coming of Christ. And what
better way to celebrate the spirit of the Christ Child, than to
love one another as Christ loved us! In my work on the Engagement
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Last month Program Officer Abiy Seifu zoomed in on the Ebola crisis
by sharing a story about how our program partners
are responding to the outbreak on the ground. This month we
zoom out as we learn...
Monday, October 27, 2014
When Hurricane Sandy hit the US East Coast two years ago, I was
hunkered down with my cat in our apartment in Brooklyn.
Encouraged by our US Disaster Program staff and having gone through
Monday, September 8, 2014
"Literacy is a key lever of change and a practical tool of
empowerment on each of the three main pillars of sustainable
development: economic development, social development and
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The room at the top of the stairs is a shared home office. The
Reverend Alden Besse is on the left, his wife Barbara on the right.
Hers has a computer and file cabinets. She’s the organized one,...