Two-minute read. “We stand ready to assist in the coming days and weeks.” Episcopal Relief & Development is in close contact with Episcopal dioceses in the southern United States and Cuba in response to Hurricane Ian, which made landfall in Cuba on Tuesday and in southwest Florida on Wednesday.
Three-minute read. The Necessity Pantry at St. Michael’s, Independence began in 2000 when several members saw the need to provide toiletries to individuals receiving food assistance. It has since grown into a community resource providing an array of personal care items. After suspending operations in March 2020 due to the pandemic, a group of dedicated volunteers developed a plan to reopen the pantry as a drive-through.
Eight-minute read. Haitian Episcopalians have spent the hours since the August 14 7.2 magnitude earthquake searching for family and friends while assessing the damage to their churches, schools, and communities as their ministry partners across The Episcopal Church have anxiously awaited their news.
Five-minute read. The Lake of the Ozarks Stop Human Trafficking Coalition is now ready to pursue the second part of the dream they had at their founding: that of developing a safe house for women who have been trafficked.