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September Web Series Feature Partners in North Dakota and Friends in Wisconsin, Hawai’i and Oregon

The Power of Partnerships this month features the disaster response work of the Rev. Canon John Floberg and the Episcopal Diocese of North Dakota in Minot, where the Souris River caused severe flooding. There, Episcopal Relief & Development will be supporting the hiring of a construction manager and a volunteer coordinator to assist with long-term recovery work.

September’s Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development celebrates the athletic achievements of the Rev. Gary Manning of Wisconsin, a cyclist; the Rev. Ben Nelson of Hawai’i, a marathoner; and the Rev. Betsy Tesi of Oregon, a triathlete. All three competed in events over the summer and early fall, and raised awareness and support for Episcopal Relief & Development.

The monthly Power of Partnerships and Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development web features share stories about the agency's partners in the US and worldwide. Find past installments of Friends of Episcopal Relief & Development and the Power of Partnerships on our website. To learn more about Episcopal Relief & Development's programs or make a contribution, visit www.er-d.org, or call 1.800.344.7626 ext.5129. Contributions can be mailed to Episcopal Relief & Development, PO Box 7058, Merrifield, VA 22116-7058.

Episcopal Relief & Development is the international relief and development agency of the Episcopal Church of the United States. As an independent 501(c) (3) organization, Episcopal Relief & Development takes its mandate from Jesus' words found in Matthew 25. Its programs work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. Together with the worldwide Church and ecumenical partners, Episcopal Relief & Development strengthens communities today to meet tomorrow's challenges. We rebuild after disasters and empower people by offering lasting solutions that fight poverty, hunger and disease, including HIV/AIDS and malaria.



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