ERD is pleased to announce that they have received the $500,000 matching grant for 2016 thanks to churches such as Holy Cross and individuals. With these funds they are able to provide sustainability and development to communities here in the U.S. and worldwide. Some of those dollars made it back here to North Carolina to assist communities suffering from Hurricane Matthew. ERD is also providing relief for victims of the recent tornadoes that hit the South.
One of ERD’s important programs is the Micro-finance Loan Service. Here is an interesting article about how it works:
Keep your eyes out for the upcoming Lenten Meditation booklets that will be available in the gathering room later this month. For more information on ERD and the services they provide, go to:
Jen Gulberg Smith