UCC Global H.O.P.E. grants approved in December plus link to all 2021 grants
The UCC Global H.O.P.E. team in December approved grants to:
ACT Alliance South Sudan – $5,000 toward relief for 7.3 million people threatened with hunger due to increased violence, flooding, and desert locusts.
IMA World Health in association with The Christian Health Association of Sierra Leone (CHASL) – $3,000 for alcohol‐based hand sanitizer and examination gloves to help reduce the risk of COVID‐19 transmission.
Breathitt County Long-Term Recovery/Planning Team, Jackson, Ky. – $5,000 to provide assistance and resources to individuals and families who have unmet needs that resulted from 2021 winter storms.
Olmsted Community Church, Olmsted Falls, Ohio – $5,000 to assist with the financial costs related to welcoming and hosting an Afghan family, including remodeling an apartment that could be used for this and future families.
Shadow Rock Church UCC, Phoenix, Ariz. – $3,000 to supplement the congregation’s commitment to provide basic living for one year for an Afghan family, as well as providing trauma-informed emotional support and resources.
United Church Camps, Ripon, Wis. – $3,000 to build a ramp on a house being used as a temporary home for Afghan refugees that could also be used for a variety of future purposes to serve the wider community.
Here is additional detail and a complete list of 2021 grants.
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