Outreach to Storm Victims a Powerful Witness

Post a Comment » Written on November 21st, 2012     
Filed under: Disaster Relief
By Stan Friedman

NEW YORK, NY (November 21, 2012) – Ecumenical relief work led in part by Evangelical Covenant Church ministers continues providing essential assistance to survivors of Hurricane Sandy.

But, that ministry outreach also has provided a powerful faith witness to the hundreds of volunteers and recipients of their compassion and care.

Statue of Liberty at height of storm

More than 400 tons of food and other supplies have been distributed from the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx to people still in desperate need throughout the city.
Unloading the trucks, organizing the items, and transporting them has required hundreds of volunteers, many of whom have no religious affiliation. Read more…

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