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Seeking emergency assistance to South Sudan

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 11:09
Seeking emergency assistance to South Sudan AKRON, Pa. -- Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is requesting donations to support the people of South Sudan who are suffering trauma and extreme hunger as they flee an armed conflict in their new nation.

MCC assists those fleeing Central African Republic

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 07:33
MCC assists those fleeing Central African Republic AKRON, Pa. – Forced from home by fighting in Central African Republic, hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing to neighbouring countries.

Supporting pastors in the face of trauma

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 09:24
Supporting pastors in the face of trauma AKRON, Pa. – When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines in November 2013, it not only left a trail of ruined homes, flattened businesses and uprooted trees, it caused emotional trauma for many in the disaster’s path.

The School Kit Lady

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:25
The School Kit Lady Adeline Sawatsky has been making kits for MCC Saskatchewan for more than 40 years.

UPDATED: Funding cuts to Circles of Support and Accountability

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 16:42
UPDATED: Funding cuts to Circles of Support and Accountability The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness has requested that Correctional Service Canada reconsider its decision to cut funding to the Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) programs.

Funding cuts to Circles of Support and Accountability

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 10:30
Funding cuts to Circles of Support and Accountability MCC calls on the Correctional Services of Canada to reverse the funding cuts to Circles of Support and Accountability (CoSA) programs across the country.

MCC work continues in Ukraine

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 17:08
MCC work continues in Ukraine MCC continues work with several partners in Ukraine, in spite of current uncertainty.

Rumi's bright future

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 12:20
Rumi's bright future Rumi Mardy is a four-year-old girl from an indigenous community in Bangladesh. She is attending a multilingual school, thanks to support from MCC's Global Family in Nimghutu, Bangladesh.

When MCC’s help in the Philippines hits home

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 13:41
When MCC’s help in the Philippines hits home Blanche Nolt, a Mennonite Filipino-American woman living in Lebanon, Pa., is grateful for the help MCC provided in her hometown in the Philippines, which was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

SALT (Serving and Learning Together)

Tue, 02/04/2014 - 15:21
SALT (Serving and Learning Together) SALT (Serving and Learning Together) promotional video

Emergency assistance to South Sudan

Fri, 01/31/2014 - 11:48
Emergency assistance to South Sudan Mennonite Central Committee is responding with food and other assistance to the crisis in South Sudan.

Rebuilding in the Philippines

Mon, 01/27/2014 - 10:58
Rebuilding in the Philippines AKRON, Pa. – Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is providing disaster-resistant shelters and basic kitchen utensils for almost 3,000 Filipino families who lost their homes during November’s Typhoon Haiyan.

Village Altonodji

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 16:55
Village Altonodji Meet Serge, a student at Global Family partner school Village Altonodji in Moundou, Chad. Serge shares a first hand perspective of his school environment and interests.

Funds, Syria peace talks raise hope

Mon, 01/20/2014 - 14:56
Funds, Syria peace talks raise hope 01/20/2014AKRON, Pa. – As international efforts are underway to convince warring parties in Syria to gather for peace talks in Geneva on Jan. 22, Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is releasing an additional $200,000 to help Syrian families get through the winter.

Clean water strengthens Haiti town

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 17:16
Clean water strengthens Haiti town Three springs in the mountains around Desarmes, Haiti, supply abundant water for the 2,002 families who live in or near the small town. But until recently that didn’t mean everyone had easy or equitable access to that water.

A safe place to play

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 14:26
A safe place to play Four-year-old Oscar Yoadel loves the playground at his daycare, Guarderia Samuelito. He runs endlessly back and forth across the brightly-painted suspension bridge. And with a big grin descends the metal slide after his father, Oscar Pinto, climbed with him to the top.

Syria crisis: Meeting human needs

Wed, 01/08/2014 - 13:51
Syria crisis: Meeting human needs Sarah Adams, former MCC representative for Lebanon and Syria, talks about working to meet human needs as a result of the crisis in Syria.