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International Orthodox Christian Charities [IOCC] is closely monitoring the progression of Hurricane Harvey as it affects South Texas. IOCC staff members remain in contact with partners, including members of national and local Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster [VOAD] and expresses concern for the well-being of the people in the path of the storm.
IOCC staff is reaching out to partners along the path of the hurricane, including in Texas and Louisiana. Additionally, IOCC is activating its Emergency Response Network Frontliners to stand at the ready to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
How can you help?
IOCC invites you to continue praying for the safety and well-being of those threatened by this storm. In addition, your on-line gift to IOCC’s US Emergency Response Fund helps IOCC react quickly and respond effectively when emergencies like this strike. Your help will provide immediate relief, as well as long-term support through the provision of emergency aid, recovery assistance, and other support to help those in need.
Established in 1992, IOCC is the official humanitarian agency of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. In 2017, IOCC celebrated its 25th year of global philanthropic outreach.