Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid

Hurricane Maria Leaves Destruction Across the Caribbean, Mission Aviation Fellowship Providing Assistance

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/21/2017 8:51:01 AM
Contact: Chris Burgess, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 208-498-0786, cburgess@maf.org ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Sept. 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Hurricane Maria has ripped apart homes and caused destruction across Dominica, Barbuda, and other islands already reeling from the effects of Hurricane Irma earlier this month. As families in the Caribbean struggle to recover, Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) has staff on the ground and in the air providing assistance.Photo: Damage on Dominica, wh Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship

Orlando's Holy Land Experience Honors Florida First Responders with Complimentary Admission, Saturday Sept. 30th

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/21/2017 6:10:03 AM
Contact: Mike Everett, 612-940-8406, cr@tbn.orgORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 21, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Holy Land Experience, the world-famous faith-and-family vacation destination located in Orlando, will honor Florida First Responders Saturday, September 30th, with complimentary admission to the park in appreciation for their sacrificial service to communities, neighborhoods, families, and individuals in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma."We are so grateful to our state's many Source: TBN

Evangelicals Join Forces in October to Pray for Victims of Gun Violence on Survivor Sunday

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/21/2017 12:30:00 AM
The Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute joins with prominent church leaders and the Prayer Warriors Against Gun Violence social network to launch nationwide remembrance on October 15, 2017 "God bless Prayer Warriors Against Gun Violence, Rev. Rob Schenck and the Dietrich Bonhoeffer Institute for organizing a national prayer effort appropriately titled Survivor Sunday. With our present epidemic of gun violence, we must not forget the survivors who are also victims. Let's all support them with pray Source: two|pr

Box of Joy Expands to Bring Christmas Joy to Impoverished Kids

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/20/2017 10:00:00 AM
2017 goal: Helping more than 60,000 children in four countries CrossCatholic.org/BoxOfJoy Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, Kwandra@CarmelCommunications.com BOCA RATON, Fla., Sept. 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Cross Catholic Outreach's Box of Joy ministry is gearing up to put Christmas smiles on the faces of more than 60,000 children, all of whom live in dire poverty in Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The Box of Joy ministry is in its fourth year, triplin Source: Carmel Communications.com

Global Coalition Announces Prayer and Fasting Movement to Stop Wars and Disasters

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/20/2017 4:00:00 AM
25th annual Week of Prayer and Fasting begins Oct. 1 Contact: Kevin Wandra, 404-788-1276, KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Today our world faces unprecedented crises: nuclear threats from North Korea, escalating global terrorism, widespread civil unrest, and the accelerating breakdown of marriage and family life. Plus, thousands have been impacted by natural disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As we commemorate the 100th Anniversary Source: Carmel Communications.com

Ground-Breaking Online Event Brings Concerned Leaders from Around the World to Discuss the Threat of Population Control

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/19/2017 7:24:02 AM
Contact: Michael Hichborn, 540-847-5501 PARTLOW, Va., Sept. 19, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Leaders from all over the world are participating in the first-ever internet-based International Population Seminar to understand the background and discuss the grave harm which population control programs are inflicting on the world's poor. This ground-breaking seminar, which takes place from 17 to 19 October, will also shed light on the dangerous associations the Vatican's Pontifical Academy of S Source: Lepanto Institute

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Deploys Crisis-trained Chaplains in Naples and Fort Myers, Florida, in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/15/2017 8:09:02 AM
Thousands comforted in Texas following Hurricane Harvey as ministry continuesContact: Erik Ogren, 704-401-2117, eogren@bgea.org; Lisa Moseley, 704-401-2116, lmoseley@bgea.orgCHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Prior to the impact of Hurricane Irma in Florida and the southeastern United States, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team began making plans to deploy crisis-trained chaplains into areas that were devastated by the historic storm. Now that the hurricane has passed Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

Veteran Owned Non-Profit Sponsors 'Senior Citizens Night Out Concert'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/14/2017 8:56:00 PM
Strategic Music Partnerships, A New Nonprofit, To Distribute 250 Sponsored Tickets in Collaboration with DC, MD and VA Organizations for its #ECMA2017GALA "Senior Citizens Night Out" Concert October 7, 2017 | THEARC Theater | Washington DC Contact: Alecia Jones, 301-567-5349, media@strategicmp.org OXON HILL, Md., Sept. 15, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Strategic Music Partnerships, the nonprofit parent organization of The Excellence in Christian Music Academy, will disburse 250 spon Source: Strategic Music Partnerships

Child Labor Awareness Message Urges Greater Care for Exploited 'Precious Ones'

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/14/2017 8:55:03 AM
GFA-supported Bridge of Hope centers help campaign for brighter future for at-risk youngsters in some of Asia's impoverished communitiesContact: 972-300-3379, pressrelations@gfa.orgWILLS POINT, Texas, Sept. 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- In a part of the world where many children are valued only for the small amount of money they can earn through long hours of hard work, some communities have been reminded of the young ones' great worth in God's eyes.Photo: GFA-supported workers d Source: In Christ Communications

MAF's John Boyd Awarded Honorary Doctorate from NNU

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/14/2017 2:30:00 AM
Contact: Chris Burgess, Mission Aviation Fellowship, 208-498-0786, cburgess@maf.org NAMPA, Idaho, Sept. 14, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF), has been honored with a Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) for his life of service to others. Boyd received the degree Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a ceremony at NNU's Brandt Center. Photo: John Boyd, president and CEO of Mission Aviation Fellows Source: Mission Aviation Fellowship

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Make Plans to Deploy Following Devastation from Hurricane Irma

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/9/2017 12:39:02 PM
Contact: Erik Ogren, 704-401-2117, eogren@bgea.org; Lisa Moseley, 704-401-2116, lmoseley@bgea.org  CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Crisis-trained chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team will deploy to the Southeastern U.S. in the wake of destruction left by Hurricane Irma, which has been regarded as one of the largest recorded storms in history. Early assessments estimate coastal communities in Florida will experience catastro Source: Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

J. Law (Jennifer Lawrence) is Quite Mistaken -- These Hurricanes are the Judgment of God

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/8/2017 9:48:02 AM
Recently, actress Jennifer Lawrence suggested that Global Warming - and "mother nature's rage and wrath" against President Trump and his supporters - are to blame for the recent hurricanes.  (Story here.) Contact: Randall Terry, 904-826-9989WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Randall Terry, author of "The Judgment of God," and Founder of Operation Rescue, states in response: "These hurricanes are not the result of global warming; Source: Society for Truth and Justice

Evangelist Alveda King: Remembering the Pain of Abortion and the Loss of Our Children in the Wake of 9/11 Memorial

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/7/2017 8:45:01 AM
"Don't you see that children are GOD's best gift? The fruit of the womb his generous legacy? Like a warrior's fistful of arrows are the children of a vigorous youth. Oh, how blessed are you parents, with your quivers full of children! Your enemies don't stand a chance against you; you'll sweep them right off your doorstep." - ‭‭Psalm‬ ‭127:3-5‬ ‭MSG‬‬ Contact: Leslie Palma, 347-286-7277 ATLANTA, Sept. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- Th Source: Alveda King Ministries

Knights of Columbus Helping in Harvey's Aftermath, in Preparation for Irma

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/7/2017 8:38:00 AM
K of C raises $1.3M for flood & storm victimsContact: Joseph Cullen, Knights of Columbus, 203-800-4923, joseph.cullen@kofc.org NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 7, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Knights of Columbus has raised more than $1.3 million for victims of the disastrous flooding in Texas and in preparation to help those who may be in the path of Hurricane Irma. The organization has taken a leadership role in assisting those affected by the historic flooding in and around Houston, C Source: Knights of Columbus

Church of God in Christ Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort

Disaster Relief / Humanitarian Aid9/5/2017 6:34:00 AM
Contact: Robert Coleman, Jr., Church of God in Christ, 901-235-2160 MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 5, 2017 /Christian Newswire/ -- The Church of God in Christ (COGIC) Charities has launched a massive national response to the crisis in the Texas Gulf Coast area by collecting and deploying needed resources. Photo: West Angeles COGIC opens center in Los Angeles -- Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Mrs. Mae Lawrence Blake, Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake, Sr. COGIC Charities, the benevolent arm of the C Source: Church of God in Christ