Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Partners Blog: "We are overwhelmed by your love and mercy for Aleppo"

Steve and Oddny Gumaer started Partners Relief and Development in response to the needs of refugees and displaced people from Burma. Their mission is to demonstrate, through holistic action, God’s love to children and communities made vulnerable by war in Burma.

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We are overwhelmed by your love and mercy for Aleppo

Last week, our Founder Oddny went to Aleppo, held hands with displaced children and their mothers and endured the biting cold with them. And you, you heard their stories, saw Oddny’s pictures and responded with love and wild generosity. Because of you, $80,000 has already been wired directly to our relief partners in Aleppo so they can feed and provide sleeping bags for thousands. Because if your children had to sleep outside this winter, you would move heaven and earth to keep them warm, you did the same for children you have never met. And this mercy you showed? This mercy is gospel stuff: whatever you did for the least of these, you did for me. ...

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Partners Relief and Development is a registered charity in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States. "We’re a small, grassroots nonprofit passionate about making a big impact in communities affected by conflict and oppression, demonstrating God’s love to children and giving them the opportunity to live free, full lives." For more information aboput Partners, visit their website at partners.ngo/

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