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Relief Shipped To Carolinas Hurricane Victims

Working together, congregations and friends in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania have collected and shipped disaster relief supplies down to the hurricane victims in the Carolinas. The first shipment filled our Maryland Branch truck, was driven down by Liz and Tom DeMik in September. The supplies were delivered to churches in Jacksonville and Haverlock, NC. A…

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“Lost Boy of Sudan” Able to Give Back

When Jacob Puka, then 7 years old, left Panpandiar in 1987, he couldn’t have imagined how his village in South Sudan would be blessed because of him. He is one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan”, children who were orphaned because of the violent civil war in that country, and walked through bush and desert,…

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International Fest Fun

Lithuanian dancers, a Scottish bagpiper, a Liberian singing duo- capped off with a rendition of “Proud to be an American”- were all part of the Maryland International Fest Fundraiser. Food ran the gamut from oysters to gazpacho. A Silent Auction, Bake Sale, and our short videos gave the crowd of 125 various activities to keep…

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Shipment is En Route To A New Recipient in India

A new recipient, Bethania Foundation in Karnatka, India will soon be receiving a shipment of humanitarian aid and children’s items from the Maryland Branch. They are a Christian organization that cares for orphans, homeless and disabled children and those living in extreme poverty. Thank you to the donors and volunteers at the Maryland Branch for…

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Liberia Recipient Expresses Thanks

At the June Board Meeting of the Maryland Branch, recipient Joe Boway brought thanks from the people of Liberia, especially the children. Joe, a refugee who escaped the worn-torn country, now lives in the United States. He returns to Liberia several times a year to help rebuild his homeland. He has been establishing Christian schools…

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Tools and Scrub Buckets Given to Help Flood Victims

Memorial Day weekend saw this historical city, Ellicott City, Maryland, hit with flash flooding and destruction for the 2nd time in less than 2 years. Lutheran churches in Virginia had collected and sent to the Maryland branch warehouse 50 large filled scrub buckets for disaster use. These, along with tools like rakes and shovels were…

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Shipment Will Bless Many

Joe Boway with Lutheran Church and Schools in Liberia is excited to be receiving a baptismal font, school supplies, backpacks, books, chalk boards, desks and hygiene supplies that were loaded yesterday at the Maryland Branch in Millersville. Joe loves to offer the children an education to stop the cycle of poverty but most importantly to…

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Shipment to India Loaded and Sent Off

On June 25th the Maryland Branch volunteers loaded a shipment of blankets, office furniture, medical equipment, school supplies, desks and furnishings for Ranipet, India. Scudder Memorial Hospital is a Christian medical college hospital which will be receiving the blessings for their facility and to share throughout the community for those that need medical and school…

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