Recently named Friend of LWR, Mickey Monsen, lives out her calling by organizing others in support of Lutheran World Relief.
This Valparaiso University graduate, and new LWR board member, believes in walking with communities to create "sustainable and transformational change."
The son of Ethiopian coffee farmers, Dr. Teizazu Sukessa joined the LWR board of directors because he believes that "God commands us to reach out to the most vulnerable."
Last year, LWR Quilts and Kits reached 838,302 people in 24 countries. This year the need is even greater — we expect a 15 percent increase in requests. Help get these gifts of love to the people who need them most.
To learn more or get started, visit lwr.org/getinvolved today.
Sign up for LWR Advocacy alerts by e-mail and be the first to know when your brothers and sisters around the world need your help. It's a fast and easy way to make a big difference in the lives of people in need.
With a few hours of your time, you can change lives and fight poverty. How? By hosting an LWR Fair Trade Fair in your congregation, community or home this summer or fall.
The Fall/Winter 2011 Consignment Catalog will be available in August. Sign up today to get yours!
*If you have hosted an LWR Fair Trade Fair in the last 18 months, you will automatically receive a Consignment Catalog.
The LWR Handcraft Project is a partnership between Lutheran World Relief and SERRV.
We hope you enjoy this edition of eNews. If you have a story about how you put your faith into action with LWR, please contact us. We love to hear your stories!