With a new trailer, annual MCC meat canning tour begins

Oct 12, 2015 by and

AKRON, Pa. — Mennonite Central Committee is operating a brand new mobile cannery as it begins the 2015-16 season of canning meat for people in crisis around the world. This mobile cannery, the first new...

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MCC meets Gaza housing needs

Mar 30, 2015 by and

AKRON, Pa. — Mennonite Central Committee, through longtime Gaza Strip partner Al Najd Development Forum, is addressing housing needs for families whose homes were destroyed or damaged in July and August as...

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MCC provides bedding in Gaza for 2,000 people

Aug 18, 2014 by and

Through one of its longtime partners in Gaza, Mennonite Central Committee provided emergency bedding supplies to about 2,000 displaced people, or 150 households, in Gaza in late July. The $35,000 project...

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MCC canned meat eases hardship in Burundi

Aug 4, 2014 by and

Faida Alex’s family’s roots are in Burundi, but until late 2012 the 22-year-old had never lived there. In 1972, long before he was born, his parents left Burundi due to turmoil in the country. They landed...

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MCC increases support for Summer Service program

Apr 16, 2014 by and

For years Keshia Kay Littlebear of Billings, Mont., was certain where her path would take her when she was older and the summers rolled around. She was going to be an MCC U.S. Summer Service worker. From 2002...

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MCC meat canning can be a family affair

Jan 7, 2013 by and

Almost every year, an entry appears on the October page of the Schroeder family calendar that looks a lot like the previous year’s. It’s near the bottom of the page, late in the month. It says something...

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