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a young girl and boy in Peru hold a Personal Care Kit

Photo Friday – Personal Care Kits in Peru

Posted on 22. Feb, 2013 by .

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This week’s Photo Friday comes from a distribution of LWR Personal Care Kits in the communities of Magdalena and Chelita, Peru. These children hold up Personal Care Kits distributed by the Ecumenical Centre for Promotion and Social Action (CEDEPAS), one of Lutheran World Relief’s partners in Peru. Learn more about Personal Care Kits The very […]

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Baskets of Promise – Watch the Recording

Posted on 17. Jan, 2013 by .

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Did you miss LWR’s free webinar about Baskets of Promise on Tuesday? Don’t fret! We have recorded the webinar, so you can watch it any time, at your convenience. Watch the webinar now» What are Baskets of Promise? In short, Baskets of Promise are a great way for your congregation to get involved in a […]

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We need Personal Care Kits

Posted on 22. Sep, 2012 by .

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“We thank the Lord Almighty and our Christian brothers and sisters who donated these items for which we have been in need of. We pray that God will continue to bless them in all their undertakings.” – Amed Kaimapoh, Sierra Leone Lutheran World Relief is short on Personal Care Kits this year. Will you help? […]

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Philippines Flooding Situation Report #2

Philippines Flooding Situation Report #2

Posted on 24. Jun, 2012 by .

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Key Developments Schools in Typhoon Washi-affected areas are beginning to resume, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. The shelter situation for many affected internally displaced persons (IDPs) has improved, though 4,209 families (18,405 persons) are still living in 47 IDP sites, with 11,000 people still in tents or makeshift shelters […]

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East Africa Drought Situation Report #3

Posted on 03. Apr, 2012 by .

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Key Developments Food security remains a serious concern for Southern Ethiopia, Eastern Kenya and many parts of Somalia. Many parts of East Africa experienced normal levels “short rains” between October to December. However, Eastern Kenya, Southern Ethiopia, and many parts of Somalia face the possibility of below-average “long rains” from March through May 2012. Given […]

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Bringing Promise: A little church with a big heart

Bringing Promise: A little church with a big heart

Posted on 13. Mar, 2012 by .

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When Christine Djalleta got the idea to make Personal Care Kits for Lutheran World Relief after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, she couldn’t have guessed how big her idea would become. Christine originally got enough supplies to make eight Kits, then asked her pastor, the Rev. Dr. Sandra Ellis-Killian at St. John’s Lutheran in Ambler, […]

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Chandler Carriker – Why I’m working at LWR

Chandler Carriker – Why I’m working at LWR

Posted on 06. Jun, 2011 by .

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Before coming to work at LWR as Congregational Resources Specialist most of my exposure to LWR was through my work as director of Theological Education with Youth for Gettysburg and Philadelphia Seminaries. This is a program that creates opportunities for high school youth to dive deeply into theology. Often we’d bring youth down to the […]

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