Disciples News Service

Week of Compassion responds to needs following Hurricane Irene

Week of CompassionHurricane Irene made its way across the Eastern Seaboard of the United States and Week of Compassion (WOC), along with Church World Service, is responding. WOC is working with regional ministries to assess needs in affected areas and has already responded to the needs of nearly 20 families in North Carolina and Virginia, as well as supporting cleanup and recovery efforts for the North Carolina region’s Camp Caroline.

For more, read an update on WOC’s response from Rev. Amy Gopp, Minister of Compassion at: weekofcompassion.squarespace.com/storage/email/WoC_Email_20110829.pdf