Pastor Fernandez’s past homelessness helps him understand what his parishioners and people in the surrounding community are going through as they face the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
Heidi and her sons were starting a new chapter in their lives when the coronavirus hit, reducing her work hours. Still, she finds she has plenty to be grateful for in her life.
A retired West Virginia schoolteacher and her husband channel their energy and faith into providing food to families in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Through World Vision partner, The Mustard Seed, they’re distributing fresh food to families.
During the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, personal protective equipment became hard to find. When World Vision’s donation to Youth Challenge of Connecticut included a hard-to-come-by thermometer, the executive director nearly cried for joy.
Cold-weather clothing means more than just warmth for a child in need. It can help keep a child in school during winter. It can help keep them healthy in the frigid months. And it can help a vulnerable family stretch their income just a little further.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, a West Virginia family received the blessing of a Fresh Food Box from World Vision and Mountain Heart Community Services. The family has struggled since losing income during the pandemic.
For the past four years, World Vision has been doing internal and external diversity and inclusion work. In 2020, we facilitated a year-long training led by pastors of color who have been prolific voices in anti-racism efforts. The virtual trainings are designed to help pastors around the country dismantle racism.
Travel along with a letter to a sponsored child to learn all the steps involved in getting it from your desk to the child’s hands and then the child’s response back to you.