EXTREME HUNGER APPEAL
May 19, 2017
GOVERNMENT MATCHING DONATIONS TO EXTREME HUNGER APPEAL
All eligible donations made from March 17 to June 30 will be matched.
The UN has declared a famine in South Sudan, calling it the largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. As of April 2017, the Extreme Hunger Appeal has raised over $37,000 for long-term Mission & Service partners working on the ground in Africa and the Middle East. Millions of people at risk of starvation in parts of Africa and the Middle East. Please visit www.united-church.ca/hunger-appeal to donate now!
The United Church of Canada has accepted an invitation from The World Council of Churches and All Africa Conference of Churches to observe the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on May 21, 2017. People of faith will join together across countries, languages, and traditions to respond to the global hunger crisis through prayer, reflection, and action.
Your donations to the United Church’s Extreme Hunger Appeal help long-term Mission & Service partner ACT Alliance provide much-needed assistance on the ground in these countries. Please continue to generously support this appeal.