Great Ideas for Easter
Easter chicks and fluffy ducklings abound at Easter time -- what better time to bless a family in need with the gift of chicks or ducks that can help fight hunger?
A chick, starting a just $1, can bring a family with an abundance of protein-rich eggs to eat and sell on the market. At $20, a duck is the best pesticide around -- eating all of the insects that harm a farmer's crops, while fertilizing the fields at the same time. Here's how your congregation can help.
Learn more about ELCA Good Gifts that fight hunger.
New from ELCA World Hunger
Use these reproducible stories in your Sunday bulletins, newsletters and other communications to highlight the life-changing work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger and ELCA Disaster Response.
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Give It a Try
Play Malaria Jeopardy Question: It costs this much to provide a bed net and training to protect against malaria-carrying mosquitoes. Answer: What is ten dollars?
Malaria Jeopardy is a hit with youth and adults alike! Teach your congregation about the biological and theological implications of malaria and learn what the ELCA is doing about it. The Malaria Jeopardy PowerPoint presentation and more activities are available at www.elca.org/malaria.
Prepare for flood season
An extra snowy winter after a wet autumn means there’s strong chance for major flooding all around the Midwest this spring. What better time than now to get ready? To learn more about how to prepare your congregation and your members for flooding, visit Lutheran Disaster Response. And to keep current on the disaster response work of this church in the United States and Caribbean, "like" Lutheran Disaster Response on Facebook.
In the News
Record-Level Giving to ELCA World Hunger in December 2010
ELCA Missionaries Left Egypt with Mixed Feelings, Look Forward to Return
Approximately 162 million people live on less than 50 cents a day. If they all lived together they would make up the seventh most populous country in the world.
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Recent tweets from David Creech, director of hunger education.@hungerbites
Say NO to budget cuts for the world's poorest! one.org/us/actnow/2011... via @onecampaign
RT @ELCAadvocacy Great article about advocacy on LivingLutheran.com! http://fb.me/PZd0poAs
RT @owenbarder Monster blog post on aid transparency. http://www.owen.org/blog/4433 #globaldev
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