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Obstacles won’t stop man from walking to raise funds for UMCOR

Obstacles won’t stop man from walking to raise funds for UMCOR

Jimmy Dillon of Virginia began hiking the Appalachian Trail’s 2,198 miles to raise funds for UMCOR in April 2018, enduring multiple physical challenges along the way. His journey continues this spring.
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A cornerstone of healthy communities: the clinic

A cornerstone of healthy communities: the clinic

In Liberia, a United Methodist primary health-care clinic provides a life-saving diagnosis and medication that other health facilities missed.
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Caring for vulnerable migrants as they cross Central America

Caring for vulnerable migrants as they cross Central America

UMCOR helps to feed women, children and adolescents as they travel in a migrant caravan though Guatemala.
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Central America still reeling from devastating 2020 hurricanes

Central America still reeling from devastating 2020 hurricanes

UMCOR emergency grants to relief organizations in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua help ease stress in affected communities.
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Global Ministries calls for a return to democracy in Myanmar

Global Ministries calls for a return to democracy in Myanmar

Global Ministries joins international partners in prayers for peace and justice in the wake of an early February coup d’état.
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Helping families feel safe again

Helping families feel safe again

UMCOR partners with Cristosal to resettle displaced families in El Salvador.
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United Methodists flee insecurity in Mozambique

United Methodists flee insecurity in Mozambique

In response to the displacement of thousands of people, UMCOR is supplying materials for temporary shelter as well as food, hygiene and health items.
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UMCOR reaches Syrian refugees

UMCOR reaches Syrian refugees

UMCOR’s work with Syrian refugees living in Lebanon and Jordan engages with four partners to provide counseling, rent and medical assistance and clearing of landmines.
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Church celebrates end of measles, Ebola outbreaks in Congo

Church celebrates end of measles, Ebola outbreaks in Congo

The work to end an Ebola outbreak and a measles pandemic, plus efforts to battle COVID-19, were aided by assistance from Global Ministries' Global Health unit.
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United Methodists rally to help typhoon survivors

United Methodists rally to help typhoon survivors

UMCOR has provided emergency grants to both the Baguio and Davao episcopal areas and two grants to the Manila Area for relief operations from the trio of typhoons.
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Obstacles won’t stop man from walking to raise funds for UMCOR

Obstacles won’t stop man from walking to raise funds for UMCOR

Jimmy Dillon of Virginia began hiking the Appalachian Trail’s 2,198 miles to raise funds for UMCOR in April 2018, enduring multiple physical challenges along the way. His journey continues this spring.
Read More
A cornerstone of healthy communities: the clinic

A cornerstone of healthy communities: the clinic

In Liberia, a United Methodist primary health-care clinic provides a life-saving diagnosis and medication that other health facilities missed.
Read More
Caring for vulnerable migrants as they cross Central America

Caring for vulnerable migrants as they cross Central America

UMCOR helps to feed women, children and adolescents as they travel in a migrant caravan though Guatemala.
Read More
Central America still reeling from devastating 2020 hurricanes

Central America still reeling from devastating 2020 hurricanes

UMCOR emergency grants to relief organizations in El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua help ease stress in affected communities.
Read More
Global Ministries calls for a return to democracy in Myanmar

Global Ministries calls for a return to democracy in Myanmar

Global Ministries joins international partners in prayers for peace and justice in the wake of an early February coup d’état.
Read More
Helping families feel safe again

Helping families feel safe again

UMCOR partners with Cristosal to resettle displaced families in El Salvador.
Read More
United Methodists flee insecurity in Mozambique

United Methodists flee insecurity in Mozambique

In response to the displacement of thousands of people, UMCOR is supplying materials for temporary shelter as well as food, hygiene and health items.
Read More
UMCOR reaches Syrian refugees

UMCOR reaches Syrian refugees

UMCOR’s work with Syrian refugees living in Lebanon and Jordan engages with four partners to provide counseling, rent and medical assistance and clearing of landmines.
Read More
Church celebrates end of measles, Ebola outbreaks in Congo

Church celebrates end of measles, Ebola outbreaks in Congo

The work to end an Ebola outbreak and a measles pandemic, plus efforts to battle COVID-19, were aided by assistance from Global Ministries' Global Health unit.
Read More
United Methodists rally to help typhoon survivors

United Methodists rally to help typhoon survivors

UMCOR has provided emergency grants to both the Baguio and Davao episcopal areas and two grants to the Manila Area for relief operations from the trio of typhoons.
Read More

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Connection is at the core of our work. UMCOR connects The United Methodist Church, its people and congregations to partner with others engaged in God’s global work, which takes place in a variety of settings, countries and cultures.