What is World Refugee Day?

“For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink. I was a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me. I was ill and you comforted me, in prison and you came to visit me. I assure you, as often as you did it for [...]Read More...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Witness Kabyazi & Hawa Yusuph

This year’s International Women’s Day is March 8th. It is a time to reflect on, answer a calling for, and celebrate everyone’s role in helping forge a better working world for all people. LWR will be introducing you to women whose leadership is helping LWR fight poverty and support men and women farmers. We are [...]Read More...

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Humans of LWR: Four Decades at the LWR Warehouse

This post is part of our Humans of LWR series, which seeks to provide a glimpse into the lives of the people who take part in our mission of ending poverty, injustice and human suffering. Brenda Giles was a high school senior when she started a work-study with the Brethren Center, in New Windsor, Maryland. She started [...]Read More...

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It’s World Toilet Day! Here are 3 ways to celebrate.

World Toilet Day started on November 19, 2001 to raise awareness and inspire action to tackle a simple but neglected topic – sanitation and water access. According to UNICEF, 2.6 billion people lack access to a safe sanitary and private place to go #1 and #2. Open defecation increases child death rates in rural communities [...]Read More...

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Humans of LWR: Living Out My Values

This post is part of our Humans of LWR series, which seeks to provide a glimpse into the lives of the people who take part in our mission of ending poverty, injustice and human suffering. Hello! My name is Lingrong Guo or 郭玲榕 in Chinese. I go by Ling. I am the 2016-2017 Lutheran Volunteer Corps Program [...]Read More...

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