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Campaign raises $275K so far for Healing Fund

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article41198
Author
Folkins, Tali
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2017 September
Author
Folkins, Tali
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2017 September
Volume
143
Issue
7
Page
7
Notes
"Healing Fund co-ordinator Esther Wesley told CoGS that, as of June 22 [2017] Giving with Grace, the Anglican Church of Canada's annual fundraising campaign, had raised $26,000 in money directly designated for the fund, which supports Indigenous healing projects. Funds collected without any specific designation totalled $249,000, Wesley said. ... Thus a total of $275,000 has been raised for the fund by Giving with Grace to date in 2017. In 2015, Giving with Grace raised $515,000". "A key focus for the fund remains keeping Indigenous languages alive, as many of them reach a critical point in their existence". "Reconciliation was the theme of a number of sessions at the meeting of CoGS. On June 24 [2017], Melanie Delva, named the church's reconciliation animator last April [2017], gave a presentation introducing her role. Much of it, she said, would consist in 'forming, equipping and resourcing a national team to encourage and sustain local engagement in the work of reconciliation".
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Aboriginal Healing Fund
Anglican Church of Canada. Anglican Fund for Healing and Reconciliation
Native peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Giving with Grace
Anglican Church of Canada - Finance
Fund raising - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Wesley, Esther
Delva, Melanie
Anglican Church of Canada. Reconciliation Animator
Reconciliation - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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