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Disciples Contribute Generously To Haiti Earthquake Relief; Get More Reports From WoC

Week of CompassionChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) congregations have contributed over $2 million to Haiti earthquake relief efforts, according to Week of Compassion (WoC), the relief, refugee and development mission fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). "The generosity of congregations and individuals from all over North America has given us the ability to not only contribute to immediate relief efforts but also to commit to long-term recovery and re-development in Haiti," said WoC Executive Director Amy Gopp. To view Gopp’s update on Haiti, go to: www.weekofcompassion.org/updates

Week of Compassion now sends out bi-weekly electronic updates about Disciples’ response to human needs and tragedies around the world, which occur approximately every two days. Beginning this month, WoC started sending out e-mail updates twice weekly – on Tuesday and Thursday – about its benevolent work. See details also at: www.weekofcompassion.org/updates