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Stories of Redemption: 2014 Project Impacts

In a time of strife, what are we thankful for? As Thanksgiving approaches, we recall all that God has done through His Church this year. War. Famine. Disease. For many of us, the story of 2014 has been one of brokenness and desperate need. But ARDF donors are helping to tell a parallel story of God’s […]

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Thoughts from the Executive Director – October 2014

Dear Friends, This has been a year fraught with strife, war, and sickness that have displaced millions from their homes, neighborhoods and countries. In numerous places around the Anglican Communion, the last twelve months have been just plain dangerous and sometimes even disastrous for our brothers and sisters. ARDF has heard many awful stories from […]

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Anglicans in New England Kayak for clean water  

On September 6th, a group of 20 Anglicans from Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church in Danvers, MA held their second annual “Take to the seas for the South Sudanese” fundraising and awareness event on behalf of ARDF. The family friendly outing took place on the beautiful waters of Beverly Harbor and the Atlantic Ocean at […]

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Impact Report: How Your Generosity is Helping Christians in Iraq

Last month, ARDF issued an appeal on behalf of Christians suffering displacement and persecution in Iraq—the response was overwhelming. To date, we have raised over $70,000 for urgent relief thanks to the incredible generosity of Anglicans here in North America. Our Impact: These urgently needed relief funds are already making a huge difference for our brothers […]

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Thoughts from the Executive Director – August 2014

Our call is to partner with the Anglican Church to support Christ-centered, long-term, sustainable development projects, mostly in the southern hemisphere.  In addition, we provide relief funding through local churches when natural disasters disrupt lives and damage property. We are particularly called to serve the poorest of the poor across the world. Lately, international news […]

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How you can help Iraqi Christians

// Donate Now // Canadians are encouraged to donate to The Anglican Relief and Development Fund-Canada to receive a receipt for Canadian Tax Purposes. Relief Updates: 1. Iraqi Christian Relief Update — Archdeacon in the Gulf Visit (Oct. 2015)   Christians in Iraq have suffered terribly over the last months. Archbishop Foley Beach described the situation in a […]

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St. Stephens Young Adults Run Marathon-Relay for ARDF

On May 4th, 2014 a relay team from St. Stephen’s Anglican Church in Sewickley, PA ran the Pittsburgh Marathon to raise funds for an ARDF project that is providing education for girls in South Sudan. Watch the video: Read the full article Published in the Diocese of Pittsburgh Trinity Magazine:  Pittsburgh—Thousands lined the streets of […]

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South Sudan Crisis Fact-Sheet

1.5 million South Sudanese people have fled their homes as brutal fighting continues. At least 588,222 of those displaced are children. Approximately 400,000 of the 1.5 million refugees have fled to neighboring countries, mostly to Ethiopia, which now hosts 158,000 displaced people. At least 10,000 people have been killed by the conflict; however, exact figures […]