Category Archives: Canadian Lutheran World Relief

Fort McMurray Wildfire Appeal — Canadian Lutheran World Relief

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC), Lutheran Church-Canada (LCC) and Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) issue an appeal for prayers and financial support for all those suffering loss due to the wildfires striking northern Alberta and the city of … Continue reading

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You’re Helping Former Refugee Kids Cope with Stress, Anger, and Guilt

“When I see pictures of my friends [still in Syria], I feel bad, and when I talk to them I want to go back. They all live in bad conditions, but I should be there. My friends tell me of … Continue reading

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Support Syrian Refugee Relief through Canadian Lutheran World Relief

CLWR, through The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), is providing support to Syrian refugees living in urban areas in northern Jordan and in the Za’atari refugee camp. Many refugees have witnessed intensifying violence, are enduring the loss of homes, jobs, and … Continue reading

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Ethiopia Drought Appeal

Canadian Lutheran World Relief, in its latest News Briefs reports: It’s a crisis few have heard about in North America, yet it has been classified at the highest level of humanitarian emergency, along with the war in Syria. No rain … Continue reading

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Fill A We Care Hygiene Bucket — Canadian Lutheran World Relief

Canadian Lutheran World Relief is excited to announce a new way to pack the We Care Hygiene kits. A plastic bucket adds even more practicality and usefulness to this gift. The bucket can be reused in a number of ways such … Continue reading

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Refugee Reality Check

Canada and CLWR are preparing to welcome 25,000 Syrian refugees over the coming months. But the reality for most of the 620,000 refugees living in Jordan is that they will not be resettled in the near future. They live with … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming: “Gifts from the Heart” are Just What’s Needed

Are you looking for a special Christmas gift for someone who has everything? Think about giving a gift that’s really needed this Christmas, because it will truly change lives! “Shop” at Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) a provide clean water … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutheran World Relief Continues to Provide Support to Syrian Refugees in Jordan

In the “We Care November Update”, Canadian Lutheran World Relief reports: On September 22, the fourth We Care shipment of the year was dispatched from CLWR’s Winnipeg warehouse to Jordan, the fifth shipment to Jordan since 2013.  The shipment included … Continue reading

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Is Your Congregation Interested in Sponsoring a Refugee Family? If so, Please Read This Article!

News reports depict the plight of refugees.  With most of the attention of these reports on Syrian refugees, what is often forgotten is that a growing worldwide crisis of refugee growth is nothing new.  By the end of 2014, 59.5 … Continue reading

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Canadian Lutherans respond to Syrian refugee crisis with sponsorship and aid

The following report was released by Canadian Lutheran World Relief: As the conflict enters into fifth year people growing increasingly desperate, need for assistance heightens A heartbreaking photo of a little boy, Aylan Kurdi, who drowned when the boat he … Continue reading

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