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Credit: Simon Chambers/ACT Alliance
Crying woman
Coronavirus Hits Women the Hardest: ACT Alliance Speaks Out
Published On: May 6, 2020

ACT Alliance calls on all governments to assess the gender-based impact of the pandemic and develop responses.

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Yan Li delivers COVID supplies to Hubei Province, China
Amity Foundation Reaches Out in China and Beyond
Published On: May 4, 2020

Mission & Service partner the Amity Foundation has delivered tons of essential supplies and equipment to parts of China. Now it's reaching out to other countries. Truck drivers like Yan Li are helping.

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A volunteer at the Al Husn refugee camp in Jordan harvests vegetables in a greenhouse.
Refugee Camps Brace for the Virus
Published On: May 1, 2020

In the Al Husn refugee camp in Jordan, Mission and Service helped to build greenhouses that are now providing much-needed vegetables to the poorest households.

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The Serve the People Brigade of the Cordillera Disaster Response Network distributes rice to people in need
Mission & Service Partners Risk Jail on Easter Sunday
Published On: May 1, 2020

In the Philippines, Mission & Service partner organizations protest violent arrests and continue to reach out to those in need.

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Human Rights Advocacy and Research Foundation parent-teachers association, Katupali
Coronavirus Heightens Anti-Muslim Sentiment in India
Published On: May 1, 2020

Mission & Service partners in India describe new challenges arising from the pandemic.

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ZCC Epworth Local Ecumenical Fellowship distributes soap and clean water during COVID-19.
Social Distancing a Luxury Unavailable to Many in Zimbabwe
Published On: May 1, 2020

Mission & Service partner the Zimbabwe Council of Churches is working to meet the needs of families who can’t afford to be in lockdown.

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Ed Fox outside the Jellinek Society’s Recovery House in Edmonton, AB
Keeping Morale Up in Recovery
Published On: April 20, 2020

The normal flow of life has changed at the Jellinek Society’s Recovery House, a Mission & Service‒supported 17-bed residence in Edmonton for men in the early stages of addiction recovery.

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Mother and child at Massey Centre, Toronto
Supporting Moms and Babies in Unprecedented Times
Published On: April 13, 2020

The Massey Centre receives support from Mission & Service to help pregnant and parenting adolescents. COVID-19 heaps on new challenges.

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Yellow flowers growing out of ground
Chaplaincy Prepares for the Unthinkable
Published On: April 8, 2020

The chaplains of Mission & Service‒supported Grey Bruce Healthcare Chaplaincy Council are ready to care for families who can't be with their loved ones in hospital as they die.

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Parkland Restorative Justice staff with a client
Offenders Suffer Even More Isolation
Published On: April 6, 2020

Parkland Restorative Justice, a Mission & Service‒supported non-profit, maintains connections with inmates at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary and offenders reintegrating into society.

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