CBS Haiti Special: Religion's Response to Disaster
NEW YORK, NY -- Church World Service Haiti Program Manager Burton Joseph will be featured in "Haiti: Religion's Response to Disaster," a CBS Religion Special about the faith community's assistance to survivors of the devastating earthquake, to be broadcast Sunday, Dec. 5, on the CBS Television Network. (Please check your local CBS station for exact time.) For more information, click here.
Forbes Names IMA to “10 Most Efficient Charities”
Financial publication Forbes has named Week of Compassion partner IMA World Health to its list of the “10 Most Efficient” U.S. charities, the third year in a row that Forbes has listed IMA as one of the most efficient.
“We are deeply honored to again be recognized for our efficient operations,” says Rick Santos, President and CEO of IMA. “All of us at IMA are continually aware of our need to leverage every dollar to do more, and we recognize that those who donate to IMA’s work and those who benefit from our programs deserve no less.”
Each year Forbes lists the top 200 charities in the U.S., and recognizes those few that demonstrate the greatest efficiency.
To review the Forbes article, follow this link.
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In addition to delicious fairly-traded coffee, tea, chocolate and snacks, Equal Exchange has some special items on the web store, including gift baskets and gift wrap handmade from recycled cotton by artisans in India. As a reminder, when you purchase from Equal Exchange, EE makes a donation ($0.15 per pound) to Week of Compassion and Disciples Home Missions.
For ‘Lost Boy,’ Vote in Sudan Is Homecoming
NYAL, SUDAN — Joseph Gatyoung Khan made a vow, uttered in the back seat of a Land Cruiser on a very bumpy road, as he headed home for the first time in 22 years: I will not cry.
This Week’s Responses
Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance
Angola, flood relief
Haiti, hurricane recovery
Tennessee, flood recovery
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