IOCC Makes a Difference in US
The International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is a beacon of hope in a time of disaster. Listen as Fr. Chris speaks with IOCC US Country Representative, Dan Christopulos, on the aid they are currently offering in Louisiana and West Virginia. Whether it’s a Clean Up Bucket, an Emergency Response Van or a shoulder to cry on, your contributions make a difference when people are in great need.
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Pray for those in need. During Divine Liturgy we offer the following petitions: For this city, and for every city and land, and for the faithful who live in them, let us pray to the Lord; For favorable weather, for an abundance of the fruits of the earth, and for peaceful times, let us pray to the Lord; For those who travel by land, sea, and air, for the sick, the suffering, the captives and for their salvation, let us pray to the Lord; For our deliverance from all affliction, wrath, danger, and necessity, let us pray to the Lord.
Make a donation. You can help the victims of disasters in the United States, like the West Virginia floods, by making a financial gift to the IOCC through the United States Emergency Response Fund. Your support will provide immediate relief as well as long-term support through emergency aid, recovery assistance and other support to help those in need. To make a gift, please visit iocc.org, call toll free at 1-877-803-IOCC (4622), or mail a check or money order payable to IOCC, P.O. Box 17398, Baltimore, MD 21297-0429.
Assemble emergency kits. IOCC also anticipates the need for Emergency Clean-Up Buckets which are in low supply. For directions on how to assemble Emergency Clean-Up Buckets, please visit iocc.org/kits.
ABOUT INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN CHARITIES
IOCC is the official humanitarian aid agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. Since its inception in 1992, IOCC has delivered $580 million in relief and development programs to families and communities in more than 50 countries. IOCC is a member of the ACT Alliance, a global coalition of churches and agencies engaged in development, humanitarian assistance, and advocacy. To learn more about IOCC, please visit our website at iocc.org.
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