Month: May 2018

Nepal Partner Helps Community Recover from Modern Slavery

May 23, 2018

As a humanitarian organization, ER staff see a lot of heartbreaking situations around the world that deserve compassionate response. Our partner Pokhara Child Care Center (PHCC) in Nepal is helping one community recover from something truly unimaginable – modern slavery. Leaders from PHCC recently visited the ex-slave community to distribute supplies and provide medical help. […]

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Join Cycling 2 Change Lives on June 23

May 10, 2018

Extreme Response Canada is hosting its third group bike ride in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada. “Cycling 2 Change Lives” will take place on the morning of Saturday, June 23. Riders can choose from three different rides that will conclude by noon. All riders, volunteers and sponsors are welcome. “We are offering a choice of three bike […]

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Ecuador Earthquake Update: 2 Years Later

May 9, 2018

It was just two years ago that the devastating earthquake rumbled through coastal Ecuador leaving thousands of people to start over. ER was able to provide emergency supplies and rebuild several homes thanks to the generosity of donors. One casualty was the Faith & Hope School in Pedernales, which was so damaged it had to […]

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Short-Term Volunteers Needed in S. Africa

May 8, 2018

ER is expanding our after-school program in South Africa and has openings for short-term volunteers/interns. This opportunity involves instructing kids from local settlements who are in need of homework help and extracurricular activities. Volunteers would join our staff at the ER Dream Centre facility in Cape Town. Typically, volunteers commit to three months to one […]

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Wedding of the Century

May 7, 2018

By Ann Benavidez, Director, Golden Hands Livelihood Educational Program On March 16, Golden Hands held a graduation ceremony for our third Basic and Pattern Making Class. It was the much awaited moment for 10 trainees who worked hard and faithfully for eight months. After 32 weeks of training, the they finally received their highly anticipated […]

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Nutrition is Changing the Lives of Vulnerable Kids

May 1, 2018

A hot meal that costs just $1.90 is helping kids dream big dreams By Jerry Carnill, ER President and CEO It’s a simple thing, really. When hungry children have enough to eat, they have the energy to learn. When they learn, they gain knowledge and confidence. And when you add some encouragement, kids can do […]

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