Haiti Disaster

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CWR Director Outlines Response to Haiti

by covwebster – Jan 29, 2010

DENVER, CO (January 29, 2010) – “It has been a real team effort,” said Covenant World Relief (CWR) Director David Husby in describing the work involved in responding to the Haiti earthquake and in particular in setting up the new Haiti Relief Fund, which President Gary Walter reported has reached the $500,000 mark.

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Covenant Harbor Youth Retreat Donates to Haiti Relief

by covwebster – Jan 25, 2010

LAKE GENEVA, WI (January 25, 2010) – Junior and senior high students attending the “Deep Freeze” weekend retreat held January 15-17 at Covenant Harbor Bible Camp & Retreat Center donated more than $850 to help with relief work in Haiti.

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Slow Aid Response in Outlying Areas ‘Frustrating’

by covwebster – Jan 20, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (January 20, 2010) – Missionaries now in Haiti say they are frustrated that aid is slow to arrive in areas outside Port-au-Prince, and the need continues to grow.

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Online Haiti Relief Donations Top $100,000 Level

by covwebster – Jan 20, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (January 20, 2010) – Exactly one week after an earthquake leveled Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and other parts of the country, online donations to Covenant World Relief’s Haiti Disaster Fund have surpassed the $100,000 mark.

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Florida Staff Waiting for News on Haitian Relatives

by covwebster – Jan 19, 2010

PLANTATION, FL (January 19, 2010) – A week following the earthquake in Haiti, many of the 34 Haitian staff members working at Covenant Village of Florida are still waiting to learn the fates of relatives living in the devastated nation, says Judy Johnson, healthcare administrator.

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Covenant Churches Responding to Haiti Crisis

by covwebster – Jan 15, 2010

NEW BRIGHTON, MN (January 15, 2010) – Members of Salem Covenant Church in New Brighton, Minnesota, mobilized Wednesday night to help pack 18,000 meals on behalf of Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), an organization with which they have worked for several years, says Pastor Mark Pattie.

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Online Donations to CWR Haiti Relief Fund Top $40,000

by covwebster – Jan 15, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (January 15, 2009) – One online gift of $10,000 helped drive the total online contributions for Covenant World Relief’s Haiti Relief Fund to more than $40,000 today.

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Blogger Shares Impressions of Haiti Earthquake

by covwebster – Jan 15, 2010

HAUT LIMBE, HAITI (January 15, 2010) – Editor’s note: The following is Thursday’s edited blog post from Janelle Peterson, a member of Faith Covenant Church in Winnipeg, Manitoba, who is doing mission work in Haut-Limbe, Haiti. The community is roughly 20 kilometers west of Cap Haitien. Peterson is working under the support of the Evangelical Covenant Church of Canada (ECCC). Much of her ministry is assisting with the Eben-ezer Clinic, a partner with the ECCC. Peterson grew up attending Norquay Covenant Church in Norquay, Saskatchewan, and is a graduate of Covenant Bible College in Strathmore, Alberta. Her blog is “Peeling the Onion.”

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Jovins Reported Safe in Port-au-Prince

by covwebster – Jan 15, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (January 15, 2010) – Martinez Jovin, who helped develop Evangelical Covenant Church Haitian ministries in Florida and hosted numerous mission groups to Haiti, survived the earthquake in Haiti along with his wife, Immacula, Covenant News Service has confirmed.

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Donations Best Way to Speed Relief to Haiti Relief Victims

by covwebster – Jan 14, 2010

CHICAGO, IL (January 14, 2010) – Denominational leaders expressed gratitude today for the outpouring of support from Evangelical Covenant churches in response to the Haitian crisis, but also encouraged churches not to make plans to travel to the devastated island in the near future.

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