LWR Baby Care Kit Thrifting Tips & Tricks

Have we mentioned lately how much we love our quilters and kit-makers? If not, we’ll say it again: we love our quilters and kit-makers! Not only do they spend countless hours assembling gifts of love for people in need around the world, they also never miss an opportunity to help someone else become a part of this [...]Read More...

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On May 21, pray with us to end famine

Global food security has long been a focus for Lutheran World Relief. We work with poor rural farmers around the world, who face unstable harvests and unpredictable weather patterns, creating a life of deprivation for themselves and their children. With your support, LWR projects work to provide the tools and training they need to grow crops, [...]Read More...

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Double your gifts & fight hunger!

Exciting news – thanks to some generous friends, your gifts to Lutheran World Relief Summer Matching Gift Challenge will be doubled – dollar-for-dollar, up to $187,287! Double your gift today! When you take part in this special opportunity, you reach out to even more farmers like Sheela, whose family has struggled under the weight of poverty and [...]Read More...

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3 Easy (and quick!) meaningful Mother’s Day gift ideas

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14. What better way to show appreciation to the mothers in your life than to help create a better life for people around the world living in poverty? And there’s good news. Changing someone’s life in honor of Mother’s Day is both meaningful and easy with LWR Gifts. Here are [...]Read More...

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Peru floods leave farmers wondering what’s next

Imagine you are cooking on your farm one morning and you hear a sound. And without knowing how, you automatically know that a flood is coming – and that you have just moments to escape. That’s the situation Santos Rodriguez and her family faced after torrential rains led to flooding and landslides in their community [...]Read More...

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Nepal: Two Years After the Earthquake, a Place to Call Home

On April 25, 2017, we mark the second anniversary of the deadly earthquake that struck Nepal. Its toll was huge, killing nearly 9,000 people, injuring 20,000 more and destroying more than 600,000 homes. A second earthquake hit on May 12, causing more damage and casualties. Together, the suffering they caused is incalculable. Your support has [...]Read More...

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Preparing for the Next Flood on the India-Nepal Border

What I remember most about the area on the border between India and Nepal was the heat – perhaps not surprising in the middle of summer, right before the onset of the monsoon rains bring a bit of relief from the sizzle of summer in South Asia.  But it was more than just the kind [...]Read More...

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3 Ways You’re Already Celebrating World Water Day!

Because LWR focuses on agricultural work, water is particularly important to us. World Water Day was established by the UN in 1993 as a reminder to take action on access to safe water. With the support of our donors, LWR is helping communities around the world access water and prepare for water-related emergencies, like floods. [...]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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