For 2010, the Week of Compassion Advisory Committee has allocated $510,000 for the Compassion Response Fund. Week of Compassion (WoC) makes allocations from the fund in rapid response to disasters around the world, which are presently occurring an average of every three days. The fund is the single largest item in WoC’s program budget.
To read the 2010 First Quarter Response Fund Report, go to: weekofcompassion.squarespace.com/storage/pdf/WOC_Update_PDF_20100316-1.pdf. Contributions to the Response Fund, 100 percent of which will be used for emergency response to humanitarian needs around the globe, can be received at https://secure.groundspring.org/dn/index.php?aid=6566