Friday, December 28, 2012
Throughout December, I can be found walking through my neighborhood
to observe the Christmas lights. I live in New Jersey, so
trust me when I say that this is time well spent. The
Monday, November 12, 2012
November 12 is World Pneumonia Day, established in 2009 to raise
global awareness and advocacy around a disease that is the leading
killer of children under age five worldwide. The event is led by
Thursday, August 16, 2012
High-school senior Emma Wright is a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal
Church, Arlington, and a lay leader in the Diocese of Virginia. She
is the lead youth representative for the Bishops’...
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
The following is an interview with Adriana Embus, winner of the
2012 World Malaria Day Essay Contest held by the NetsforLife®
Inspiration Fund and Episcopal Relief & Development. Adriana is
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
This post originally ran on the ONE Campaign blog as part of a
series on faith and the fight against malaria. For World
Malaria Day, Episcopal Relief & Development is joining ONE to
Monday, April 23, 2012
I hear World Malaria Day is coming — a day to raise awareness of
the preventable and treatable nature of this disease, and to
mobilize communities to fight against it. That’s a real concern for
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
When we first discussed the idea of a diocese-wide NetsforLife®
Inspiration Fund effort in the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina
in the summer of 2010, there were many unknowns. There was never...
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
I am an avid tea drinker. Seriously, I love tea. So
recently when I came into the office and found that the hot
water function on our water cooler was broken… I was forlorn. The
hot water function was...
Saturday, March 31, 2012
When I was young, I never envisioned myself leading campaigns of
any shade, whether political, issue based, or fundraising
focused. I was sure I’d be an architect and later a social
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Hello friends! My name is Rita Mosquito. Though I may appear
small and dainty…I am very dangerous. I don’t mean to be bad or to
harm anyone. I just have some…baggage. You see, I have been
Thursday, December 29, 2011
By the time you read this blog post, Advent will be long gone. All
of the waiting and preparation is completed: the gifts wrapped and
unwrapped, Christmas pageants rehearsed and performed,...
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
“Look!” said Susana* as she danced for us, feet and hips moving
vigorously under the multicolored wrap around her waist, a huge
smile illuminating her face. My colleague Maria and I stood
Saturday, May 21, 2011
The Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida has been challenged to
raise $120,000 for the NetsforLife® Inspiration Fund by its next
convention in October 2011. This diocese has approximately...
Thursday, October 21, 2010
In the middle of saying Morning Prayer last week, I was confronted
with a simple realization: I am called to be a healer.
No, not one of those faith healers you see on television or
parodied in a...
Thursday, September 9, 2010
In the immortal words of Woody Allen, 80% of success is showing
up. With that in mind, I led a delegation of Episcopal Relief
& Development and NetsforLife® staff members to the All Africa
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
Rev. Joy Daley (L) and Dean Jacob, Executive Director of the
Anglican Diocesan Development and Relief Organization (ADDRO),
Episcopal Relief & Development's partner in GhanaMore thoughts
from the Rev....
Thursday, June 10, 2010
Following the recent meeting of the Episcopal Relief &
Development Volunteer Network in Belize, I have asked some of our
Network Diocesan Coordinators to share about their experiences.
Friday, May 7, 2010
Mothers' Union members in Zambia help launch the Episcopal Relief
& Development NetsforLife® program partnership for malaria
prevention. Photo courtesy of Harvey Wang.As Mother’s Day
approaches, I am...
Monday, March 22, 2010
Episcopal Relief & Development recently led a study mission to
Zambia, southern Africa. I’ve asked Diane Posnak, one of the
participants, to share some of the experiences our group had while
Thursday, May 14, 2009
Many of our friends and supporters have helped Episcopal Relief
& Development shape its strategic goals for the coming
triennium. Thank you. I want to report back that
at its most recent board...