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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

South Sudan Family

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 […]


Appeal for South Sudan from Baroness Caroline Cox and Bishop Grant and Dr. Wendy LeMarquand

// Donate Now // Canadians are encouraged to donate to The Anglican Relief and  Development Fund-Canada to receive a receipt for Canadian Tax Purposes. Please mail cheque to: ARDFC Box 1013 Burlingon, ON L7R 4L8, or click here to donate online to The Anglican Relief and Development Fund-Canada.  In late June, Baroness Caroline Cox, Honorary Chair of ARDF and Founder of Humanitarian Aid […]

Hannah Miller is serving as ARDF's Communication Intern this Summer. She hails from Charleston, SC and on top of being an incredible intern, she is also an incredible artist. She will graduate from Clemson University this December.

Reflections from the ACNA Assembly.

This week, our Communications Intern, Hannah Miller, shares about her experience at the ACNA Assembly at the end of June.   This past week I traveled to Latrobe, PA to attend the 2014 ACNA Provincial Assembly held at St. Vincent’s College. After months of preparation, the level of anticipation around the office was at its […]


Upcoming Projects for ARDF

Last week was a big week for ARDF! Not only did we attend the ACNA’s 2014 Provincial Assembly, but we also hosted our Global Trustees for our annual Global Trustees Board Meeting. As always, it was an incredible experience to sit in a room with so many figureheads from all over the world, witnessing their […]


ARDF Welcomes Ryn Manby as GROW Initiative Coordinator

ARDF is happy to announce the hiring of Ryn Manby as our new GROW Initiative Coordinator. “Ryn has already proven to be a great asset to ARDF,” said Charles Treichler, ARDF’s Communication Manager. “She is passionate about caring for the poor, loves Jesus, and is incredibly creatively gifted. Our GROW Initiative aims to help ARDF […]

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Safe Drinking Water Awakens Hope in South Sudan

“It’s important to have water for our bodies and the Word of God for our souls.” Eunice Azuwa, Anglican Mother’s Union Leader, Mambee As the tragic civil war continues and catastrophic famine becomes a real possibility, it is increasingly difficult to find signs of positive change in South Sudan. However, in the Anglican Diocese of […]