The Rev. Gillian Hoyer holds her son Thomas while her daughter Lily waters a seedling.

Greening the diocese and supporting a PWRDF partner in Uganda

The Anglican Diocese of Ottawa’s Branches of Hope project recently moved into action mode when the local working group of the Primate’s World Relief and ...
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PWRDF offers a new Lenten resource

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) and renowned biblical scholar Dr. Sylvia Keesmaat have created a free Lenten resource that focuses on health ...
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Planting trees — here, there and everywhere

This spring, the diocesan Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) Working Group hopes to help people across the diocese plant 500 trees. And as ...
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Hospital director stands in a destroyed office.

Gaza hospital partner closes to new patients

PWRDF has been responding to the ever-worsening humanitarian crisis in Gaza since violence began October 7. We granted an initial $30,000 to long-standing partner, the Al-Ahli Arab ...
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Liana Gallant and Valerie Maier of the Diocesan PWRDF working group at a display table

PWRDF launches “Branches of Hope” at Synod ’23

Was the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) Working Group operating a little pre-Christmas tree lot at Synod?  Such was not the case! Those ...
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PWRDF exercise maps the ground we stand on

On Sept. 23, Julian of Norwich hosted two sessions of an educational reconciliation exercise developed by the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) called ...
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Child helping to plant a tree

Tree planting at Epiphany Church inaugurates the PWRDF Branches of Hope Project

On Sept. 24, Sunday morning churchgoers at Epiphany Anglican Church planted a tree, learned about the work of the Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund ...
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Living out the theme of the Communion Forest

We’ve always loved hiking, especially in Vermont. Sadly, as I write on July 13, there is massive flooding across what is known as the “Green ...
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Ukrainian girls at a refugee shelter in Hungary.

PWRDF sending aid to the Ukraine

The Canadian Anglican Church’s relief and development fund, PWRDF, has added a third implementing partner working in Ukraine to alleviate the suffering of people in ...
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