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Welcoming the Stranger in Western Middle Georgia

Over two years, El Refugio Ministry received $40,000 funding from ECF to fund the pilot of a new post-release program that offers short-term accommodations for those released with asylum from the detention center. Not only is the Center located in … Continue Reading →

Tackling the Complex Challenges of Human Trafficking

Statistics about human trafficking are hard to digest. Consider the following: 9 million people worldwide are victims of forced labor, including sexual exploitation at any given time (United Nations) 5 million people in the U.S. are human trafficking victims at … Continue Reading →

A Biblical Reflection on Human Trafficking

In an earlier life, I was an ardent thespian. I loved acting and directing plays and musicals, and even managed to get paid for my work from time to time. One of our favorite shows back in the ‘80s was … Continue Reading →

The Strategy of Gifts of Appreciated Stocks

Let’s say a prospective donor not only has cash to give but also has access to $10,000 in appreciated stock. What is the preferable way to give?

Everyone is Welcome. Everyone is Valued. Everyone is Fed.

Malachi’s Storehouse received a combined $28,593.60 from the 2018 and 2019 Hunger Walk Run events to renovate their kitchen space at St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church. For 25 years, Malachi’s Storehouse has been addressing food insecurity in Metro Atlanta by providing … Continue Reading →

ECF Announces New Ministry of the Month Program

Today, the Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia (ECF) announces a new gift program that will allow the community to vote each month to determine a ministry or nonprofit who will receive a $500 donation. ECF’s Ministry of … Continue Reading →