Ahmed and his family lost everything as a result of Somalia’s devastating drought and famine. Now living in a refugee camp in Dadaab, Kenya, they wonder what the future holds for them. Learn how LWR is helping.
Seven years after the Indian Ocean tsunami destroyed their home, Sakunthala and her family are finally starting fresh in a new home — thanks to Lutherans who stayed with them for “the long haul.”
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.
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.
Across the country, Lutheran congregations are serving up justice with their java during coffee hour. Turn your fellowship hall into a ministry of hope with delicious Fair Trade Coffee that improves lives and promotes futures. Visit lwr.org/coffee to learn more and shop.
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!