African Mission Healthcare O2Africa campaign to raise $1 million to make oxygen sustainably available to care for COVID-19 in Africa

DELAND, FL — African Mission Healthcare (AMH) has announced its O2Africa campaign to raise $1 million to make oxygen sustainably available to care for COVID-19 and other acutely ill patients in sub-Saharan Africa. AMH will immediately invest $360,000 made possible by the generosity of co-founder Mark Gerson and his wife Rabbi Erica Gerson, who are…

Samaritan’s Purse has raised a 28-bed Emergency Field Hospital in Nassau, the Bahamas, to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic there.

BAHAMAS — Samaritan’s Purse has raised a 28-bed Emergency Field Hospital in Nassau, the Bahamas, to help battle the COVID-19 pandemic there. The charity is partnering with Princess Margaret Hospital in this fight to save lives. Dr. Elliott Tenpenny, Samaritan’s Purse Rather strange on the streets– seeing these beautiful city streets utterly devoid of people….

To document the impact of COVID-19 on church life, Ministry Brands released a new report, Coping with COVID-19 - Insights from Church Leaders

LENOIR CITY, TN — To document the impact of COVID-19 on churches, Ministry Brands – the leading provider of software, services, and information platforms for churches, ministries, and those they serve – today released new data from a recently completed national survey of churches across multiple denominations. The report, “Coping with COVID-19: Insights from Church…

Slavic Gospel Association aims to share the true meaning and hope of Christmas with 50,000 needy forgotten children this year.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based evangelical mission that partners with local churches to serve orphans, widows, and others in need across Russia and the former Soviet Union aims to share the true meaning and hope of Christmas with 50,000 needy ‘forgotten’ children this year. From Russia’s capital Moscow to the Siberian wastelands — and…

Rev. Samuel Rodriguez to release ‘From Survive to Thrive’, a book about hope in the middle of the pandemic, on Nov. 17

SACRAMENTO — Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christina Leadership Conference and #1 New York Times bestselling author, will release his newest book “From Survive to Thrive” (Charisma House) on Nov. 17. In “From Survive to Thrive,” Rodriguez takes an honest look at the pain millions of people are experiencing during the Covid-19…

Samaritan’s Purse is working in South Sudan to improve health in communities through their nutrition program including COVID-19 prevention.

SOUTH SUDAN — Samaritan’s Purse is working in South Sudan to improve health in communities through their nutrition program that educates families and schoolchildren about various health-related issues, including COVID-19 prevention. Million Markos, Samaritan’s Purse I am Million Markos, the nutrition program manager of Samaritan’s Purse – South Sudan. The main objective of our program…

Mother-tongue Bible translators in Nigeria were working to start 30 language projects before they had to stop due to the pandemic, terrorism.

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, reports that Nigerian Bible translators are asking for help after suspending Bible translation projects in 30 languages. The global pandemic, terrorism, and economic collapse have brought Bible translation to a halt…

Global Handwashing Day is October 15 - the annual observance was established by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008

WASHINGTON, DC – Global Handwashing Day is October 15. The annual observance was established by the Global Handwashing Partnership in 2008. The Partnership is a coalition of private sector entities, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations that collaborate to promote handwashing. I thought that responsibility belonged to my parents. “Don’t touch anything with your…

Food boxes distribution in CityServe's network totals 120 million+ pounds of wholesome foods delivered to families in "Last Mile of Need."

BAKERSFIELD, CA — Since the United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program launched in May 2020, CityServe’s collaborative network of churches and faith-based organizations have distributed over 5 million food boxes across the United States. Food box distribution in CityServe’s network totals over 120 million pounds of wholesome foods delivered to…

With remote learning providing an additional challenge for working families, hundreds of families have leaned on the Dream Center

LOS ANGELES — The Restart Learning Center, now in its tenth week of operation, is a new service the Los Angeles Dream Center began providing at their Echo Park campus at the start of an unusual school year. With remote learning providing an additional challenge for working families, and unstable or non-existent wifi connections for…

When COVID 19 hit, Joni and Friends developed creative new ways to serve families across America living with disability

USA — When COVID-19 hit, Joni and Friends developed creative new ways to serve families across America living with disabilities. Through Family Retreat at Home they’re providing spiritual refreshment as they focus on God’s love and connect with other families facing similar challenges. Tabitha Williams – Joni & Friends Bay Area Family Retreat at Home…

Ex-abuser turned non-profit leader has launched a new national campaign challenging churches to "halt the epidemic of domestic violence."

WEST DES MOINES, IA — A former domestic abuser turned non-profit leader has launched a new national campaign challenging churches across America to help “halt the epidemic of domestic violence.” Michael Clark — an ex-abuser jailed twice for domestic violence — is calling on America’s churches to tackle the nation’s domestic abuse crisis head-on during…

CityServe, a faith-based nonprofit, and Gold Star Foods Inc. collaborated in a unique partnership to deliver food to families in need

WASHINGTON — In round two of the United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program, CityServe, a faith-based nonprofit, and Gold Star Foods Inc., one of the nation’s leading nutrition providers to K-12 schools and USDA approved contractor, collaborated in a unique partnership to feed families. Occurring from July 2 through September…

Awana, known for its midweek curriculum discipleship programs for children and youth, has released a new digital weekend curriculum “Brite,”

STREAMWOOD, IL — Awana®, historically known for its midweek curriculum discipleship programs for children and youth, has released a new digital weekend curriculum “Brite,” now available via subscription. The flexible, engaging Bible lessons for elementary and student age groups fit Sunday school, large or small group models, as well as home discipleship. Awana practitioners and…

Trail Life USA aims to help boys rise above challenges like COVID-19, with locally-held special events across the country this fall.

GREENVILLE, SC — America’s leading faith-based adventure group for boys has launched a new campaign to get young people out into the “great outdoors” — and inspire them to become the next “Greatest Generation.” Trail Life USA (www.TrailLifeUSA.com) — a boys adventure organization with 30,000 members in troops across all 50 states — aims to…

ACSI announced the release of data from its survey of Christian schools' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a focus on reopening plans

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) is pleased to announce the release of data from its second nationwide survey of Christian schools’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, with a specific focus on reopening plans and the financial outlook for fall 2020. Nearly 550 Christian schools representing diverse geographic locations and…