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Destroyed buildings and rubble in Beirut

Your Mission & Service Gifts Make a Difference in Beirut

Together, we raised $103,000 through the Beirut appeal. Thank you!

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Members of the Korea-Japan Reconciliation and Peace Platform

Peace-Making Ramps Up as Pandemic Heightens Tensions in Asia

Gifts to Mission & Service support peace and reconciliation processes across the globe, including those between Japan and Korea.

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Woman tending gardens in Zimbabwe

Food as a Bridge until the Next Harvest

Food assistance is an essential support to cushion the shocks of drought and COVID-19.

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Youth group helps clean up after the Beirut explosion

Generosity Supports Clean-Up Efforts in Beirut

Your gifts supported young people helping to clean up after the Beirut explosion. Thank you.

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A woman in a hat and mask

Food Is a Helping Hand to Families in Need

Thanks to your support, Florence Gava’s family received a monthly food ration through June and July when they were most in need. Other families just like hers—7,000 of them―received the same life-saving support.

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Dr. James Makokis at Rendez-vous

Youth and Young Adults Rendez-vous Digitally

More than 480 young people from across Canada and across denominations attended Rendez-vous 2020 Reimagined, the United Church’s youth and young adult gathering.

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Korean mother and baby

When Sprinkles Save Lives

Every day, First Steps—a partner supported by Mission & Service—works to prevent child malnutrition in North Korea.

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Amei on her land in South Sudan

Hungry and Alone, Generosity Changed Amei’s Life

In South Sudan, Amei no longer worries about dying of hunger thanks to the support of United Church partner the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.

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Jim Hodgson with children in Los Altos, Bolivia

Millions of Latin Americans Face Extreme Poverty and Hunger

In Latin America, the new epicentre of the coronavirus, an estimated 83.4 million people could slide into extreme poverty and hunger this year.

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Antiracism protest, Calgary, June 2020

Mission & Service Gifts Support Racial Justice Training

We need to acknowledge the reality of institutional racism, including within the church, and call for its eradication.

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Your Mission & Service Gifts Make a Difference in Beirut
Together, we raised $103,000 through the Beirut appeal. Thank you!