Posts tagged ‘Development-Relief’

Founders Day Event Raises Funds for Haiti Relief

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 25, 2010) – More than 400 people celebrated the 125th anniversary of the founding of the Evangelical Covenant Church (ECC) by focusing on themes that have been at the core of the movement from its inception – compassion and mercy. Continue Reading »

Haiti Relief: Urgent Need for Experienced Physicians

CHICAGO, IL (February 19, 2010) – David Husby, director of Covenant World Relief, said its partner, Medical Teams International, still is in “urgent need” of physicians who have experience with developing countries to help in Haiti. Continue Reading »

Observer Encouraged by Spirit of Haiti Quake Survivors

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (February 16, 2010) – Ministry partners who are meeting the needs of Haitian survivors amid the devastation left by the January 12 earthquake are inspiring Jeff Anderson, superintendent of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada (ECCC). Continue Reading »

Covenant Donations to Haiti Relief Top $600,000 Mark

CHICAGO, IL (February 12, 2010) – One month after an earthquake destroyed Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and surrounding areas, Covenant World Relief has received more than $600,000 in donations, Director David Husby said today. Continue Reading »

Grief, Trauma Counselors Sought for Haiti Initiative

CHICAGO, IL (February 10, 2009) – World Relief International is seeking grief and trauma counselors to help with work in Haiti. Counselors who speak French or Creole are especially needed. Continue Reading »

Haitian-Born Covenanter Coordinates USAID Relief

WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2010) – Former North Park University professor and Covenanter Robert Boncy, who led the school’s first mission trips to his native Haiti, is now helping coordinate the U.S. government’s recovery efforts in the decimated country, where he lost two relatives. Continue Reading »

In Haiti during Quake, Covenanters Lend Hand at Orphanage

By Stan Friedman

LUNENBERG, MA (February 3, 2010) – The bus in which Barbara “Bobbie” Curtis was riding was about to pull alongside the 10-foot-high cinder block wall surrounding the guesthouse where she and fellow mission team members were staying after spending a day helping at a Haitian orphanage. Continue Reading »

Covenant Children’s Home Residents Contribute to Haiti Relief Efforts

CROMWELL, CT (February 1, 2010) – Teenagers at the Covenant Children’s Home of Cromwell are getting a chance to learn about Haiti as they contribute to the relief efforts. Continue Reading »

Physicians Must Be ‘Resourceful’ in Treating Haitians

By Stan Friedman

BEAVERTON, OR (January 29, 2010) – Orthopedic surgeon Todd Ulmer says teams from World Relief International and Medical Teams International had to be “very resourceful” to obtain medical supplies in Haiti so that they could perform surgery and treat other patients. Continue Reading »

CWR Director Outlines Response to Haiti

DENVER, CO (January 29, 2010) – “It has been a real team effort,” said Covenant World Relief (CWR) Director David Husby in describing the work involved in responding to the Haiti earthquake and in particular in setting up the new Haiti Relief Fund, which President Gary Walter reported has reached the $500,000 mark. Continue Reading »