MCC Update

MCC Update

Grow Hope with us – This spring, we invite you to join us to help end hunger by sponsoring a Grow Hope acre. Because of government matching, every gift grows providing relief to people facing food insecurity, drought and displacement.  Find out more about Grow Hope and join the movement at mccmb.ca/growhope or call us at 204-261-6381.

SpringFest 2018 – May 25 & 26, 134 Plaza Drive, Wpg. Join us for our annual SpringFest with a quilt show and sale, BBQ lunch, plant sale and more. Proceeds will provide relief kits to families whose lives have been disrupted by conflict and disasters around the world. For more details visit mccmb.ca/springfest or call us at 204-261-6381.

Special Event: Responding to need in DR Congo – Tues, May 29 @ 7:30 pm Fort Garry MB Church, 1771 Pembina Hwy, Wpg. Hear Bruce Guenther, MCC director of disaster response, and Rick Cober Bauman, MCC Canada executive director, share about MCC’s relief response to the crisis in DR Congo’s Kasai region. RSVP to Elizabeth Kessler by May 28 at 204-261-6381 or manitoba@mccmb.ca.

Cycle Clear Lake – Calling all cyclists! Come out to Riding Mountain National Park for a beautiful trail ride in support of MCC water projects in Lebanon on Saturday, July 7. Registration deadline is June 18. For more information and to register online visit mccmb.ca/cycleclearlake or phone Reinhold at 204-729-8335.

In Focus – Emily Loewen, a writer for MCC Canada, recently returned from a visit to Syria. As a result she says, “I have a deeper appreciation of the difficult circumstances Syrians face and greater admiration for the faith and hope that keeps them moving forward”. Read more of Emily’s reflections.