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Nov 5, 2018, 9:47 AM
The HQ finance team visited the IOCC Jordan field office at the end of September, where in addition to conducting their internal review, staff had a chance to see IOCC programming up close and personal. In particular, they went to Azraq Camp, where IOCC ...
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Oct 26, 2018, 11:58 AM
For many years, Panagiotis and his wife, Eirini, ran a successful language school in Athens. City life never felt like a good fit, though, and the two spent free weekends hiking Greece’s mountains. Those hikes got them away from the city and were also a chance to ...
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Sep 25, 2018, 9:50 AM
One aim of Serv-X-treme, IOCC’s annual service-leadership conference for high-school juniors and seniors, is supporting its participants’ long-term engagement in Orthodox service. With this in mind, throughout ...
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Sep 25, 2018, 9:29 AM
IOCC, with support from UNICEF, is conducting accelerated immunization activities throughout Lebanon, especially among underserved communities. The Lebanese Ministry of Health and UNICEF have identified Chehime, in Mount Lebanon, as a region ...
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Sep 21, 2018, 9:00 AM
Hurricane Florence is gone, but the work of response and recovery is just beginning. IOCC is on the ground in North Carolina ...
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Sep 14, 2018, 12:11 PM
Hurricane Florence has set a direct course for the Carolinas and is expected to cause torrential rain, dangerous flooding, and storm surge across the region. IOCC is preparing ...
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Sep 12, 2018, 11:19 AM
Are you motivated by helping others in need? Do you ever wonder what one person can do to change the world? Then we need YOU! Our DIY (do-it-yourself) platform allows you to tie your fundraising efforts to fun activities. Here are 10 ideas to get you started.
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Sep 11, 2018, 11:21 AM
The week of August 13, 2018, ten alumni of IOCC’s Serv-X-treme youth leadership conference gathered from all over the country in Daytona Beach, Florida. Our assignment was to rebuild a home for John, a veteran, who lives on a fixed income in a one-bedroom home with his dog. John has been diagnosed with ...
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Sep 4, 2018, 11:59 AM
What happens after you ship IOCC emergency kits to the Brethren Service Center in New Windsor, Maryland? A group of IOCC staff took a trip to see firsthand.
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Aug 30, 2018, 1:17 PM
In recognition of National Preparedness Month, we would like to thank the 1,300 plus IOCC volunteers who have, throughout the years, dedicated over 40,000 hours of hard work to help more than 250 families rebuild after their homes were damaged by natural disasters.