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Lutheran World Relief Matching Funds!

by Dan Wilkinson

    Lutheran World Relief, which provides emergency services in natural disaster areas and long-term development in impoverished communities all around the world, has received a matching funds grant for this summer. That means every dollar you give between now and July 24 will be matched — up to a total of $106,285! If you can help, […]

    Follow Up – Collection for Shipping LWR Quilts

    by Dan Wilkinson

      Thank you to everyone who supported our quilters last weekend. Thanks to your generous gifts, we received $268.00 to pay for shipping the work of their hands! One hundred and twelve quilts were completed and shipped! Your kindness will make a difference in the world!

      Special Collection for Shipping LWR Quilts

      by Dan Wilkinson

        As has been the tradition in our congregation for many years, Sunday morning, we will have a special blessing during Worship for all of our LWR Quilts before they are shipped. We will also take a special collection to help pay for the shipping of the quilts. Thanks to an outstanding effort by our devoted […]

        LWR India-Nepal TransBoundry Flood Resilience Project Wins Competitive Water Window Challenge Grant

        by Dan Wilkinson

          Lutheran World Relief has been named a winner of the competitive Water Window Challenge, securing a $1 million grant for the expansion of LWR’s Trans-Boundary Flood Resilience Project helping communities on the India-Nepal border cope with persistent and destructive flooding. The Water Window Challenge is a global competition initiated by the Z Zurich Foundation and […]

          LWR Launches $13 Million Effort to Aid Poor Farmers in Niger

          by Dan Wilkinson

            Part of a $41 Million, 5-Year Initiative in West Africa’s Sahel Region BALTIMORE—Lutheran World Relief, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies, is launching a $13 million initiative in southern Niger to reduce poverty by increasing farmer incomes. The initiative aims to benefit more than […]

            LWR and USDA Launch 5-Year, $24 Million Sesame Initiative in Burkina Faso

            by Dan Wilkinson

              Lutheran World Relief, with funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture/Foreign Agricultural Service’s Food for Progress program, is launching a five-year effort to reduce poverty by increasing the incomes of poor rural farm families in Burkina Faso through enhancing the production, marketing and export of sesame. The Sesame Marketing and Exports (SESAME) project will assist […]

              Lutheran World Relief Responds to Hurricane Matthew

              by Dan Wilkinson

                Lutheran World Relief, an international relief and development agency, is responding to the immediate needs of people in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew,  mobilizing emergency relief in collaboration with the ACT Alliance, a global faith-based humanitarian coalition, and local partners. LWR is also making plans to assist farmers in the north whose crops will likely […]

                Boxcar Loading for LWR Quilts and Soap

                by Dan Wilkinson

                  The Lutheran World Relief Boxcar loading for quilts and kits was held on October 1st in Madison. Thank you to Steve H, who transported our quilts and soap donations to Madison for us! Special thanks to the devoted crew, who cut and sewed all year long to make this ministry possible! They made 74 quilts […]