El Refugio Ministry

2019 Spring and 2020 Spring General Grants

Grant Amount: $40,000

Grant Purpose: capacity building grant to fund the pilot of a new post-release program which will offer short-term accommodations for those released with asylum from the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GA. This grant was issued in two parts.

In Partnership With: St. Thomas Episcopal Church (Columbus)

Following Christ’s example and the tradition of The Episcopal Church, we partner with Episcopal communities in the Diocese of Atlanta by providing funding, leadership, and resources to enable Episcopalians to lift up people facing poverty and oppression and to achieve significant, long-lasting change in our communities.