Hong Kong Response 1964 India 1965 Ontario Clothing Depot opens 1966CRWRC-US moves to current location in Grand Rapids, Michigan 1967
Hurricane Camille hit the Gulf Coast onAugust 17, 1969, as a Category 5 storm killing more than 250 people. CRWRC responded to Camille in 1969. CRWRC Canada incorporated; Appalachia, Mexico, Nigeria 1969
Canadian Foodgrains Bank begins; East Africa, Ecuador, Kenya, Uganda 1983Mali, Ghana, Chad, Sudan, Brazil, Turkey,Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Belize, Mozambique 1984 Guinea, Zimbabwe 1986 Panama 1987 Malawi, Tanzania 1989
1990’s Free A Family begins; Niger 1991Horn of Africa; 37 Deacons Conferences across North America 1992
Free To Serve; Romania, Croatia, Russia, Zaire, Aridlands 1993 AIDS response begins; Partners forChristian Development begins; Rwanda, Burma, Thailand 1994Service Link Canada begins; Peter Fish banks begin 1995 Joseph Fund begins; Indochina, Cuba, Burundi 1996
2000 Diaconal Ministries Canada begins; 9/11 response 2001 Bev Abma (l), CRWRC-DRS Director, atthe World Trade Center, NYC, September 2001
South Africa 2002 Afghanistan 2003 Asia tsunami 2004 Hurricane Katrina 2005Embrace AIDS Campaign begins 2007
Communities First Association begins 2009 Joined Facebook June 12, 2009
Current & Recent Intl Disaster Response Projects - 1West Africa Drought Response Niger Apr 2012 - Sep 2012Philippines - Typhoon Response Philippines Dec 2011 - Apr 2012Eastern Sumba Famine Response Indonesia Dec 2011 - May 2012East Africa Drought Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia Jul 2011 - presentEarthquake/Tsunami Japan Apr 2011 - Jun 2012Flooding Relief Pakistan Jul 2010 - Jul 2012Sindh Floods Oct 2011 - Apr 2012
Current & Recent Intl Disaster Response Projects - 2Earthquake Haiti Jan 2010 - Jun 2012Darfur Famine Relief Sudan Aug 2004 - Feb 2012Post-Conflict Recovery South Sudan Sep 2010 - Aug 2012Restoring Agriculture Liberia Jul 2008 - Sep 2011Flooding Relief Sri Lanka Jul 2010 - Jul 2011Food Security inDiankabou and Madougou Mali Jul 2008 - Jul 2011Flood Relief in Mutarara Mozambique Apr 2008, - Jul 2011
Current & Recent Intl Disaster Response Projects - 3Cyclone Sidr Bangladesh Nov 2007 - Jun 2010Tsunami Relief Indonesia Dec 2004 - May 2010Families Affected by Conflict Chad Jun 2007 - Jun 2009Refugees in Jordan & Syria Iraq Jan 2008 - Jun 2009Teso Flood Relief Uganda Feb 2008 - Jan 2009Hurricane Relief Haiti Sep - Dec 2008Tsunami Relief Sri Lanka Dec 2004 - Aug 2008Flooding Relief Ecuador Apr - May 2008Food Aid in Mount Elgon Kenya Apr 2007 - Mar 2008Hurricane Felix Relief Nicaragua Sep - Dec 2007
The Good Samaritan Centre in Miami helped over 25,000 Cuban refugees in the early 1960s
Nicaragua YMCA volunteers youth community centre.
Nicaragua bakery employees gain an income through employment
Honduras. Pipeline brings water to a village.
CRWRC Guatemala staff Rev. Moises Colop and staff.
1978 Meeting with community leaders Nueva Esperanza Miralta, Guatemala
2012 Current Volunteers Carol Paquette Country: Honduras Position:Volunteer Community Development Assistant and Training Facilitator Inglewood CRC Country: Honduras Position: Work Team Kings University College Country: Honduras Position: Work Team Japan Work Teams Country: Japan Work Teams September 2011 to July 2012
2 gentlemen with Andy Ryskamp and Ida Mutoigo