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COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Community has many faces and many meanings. This page offers links to a wide variety of community resources on poverty relief, peace, justice, and human rights, of interest to persons of faith. This list is not intended to be comprehensive.


FOOD BANKS

Find a local food bank in the US


SERVICE AND RELIEF AGENCIES

Beliefnet  (Finding the right volunteer opportunity)
ReliefWeb
Yahoo Directory of Hunger Relief Organizations


RELIEF RESOURCE BY FAITH GROUP

Anglican Communion
Canadian Lutheran World Relief
Caritas Internationalis (a confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organisations)
Catholic Charities

Conservative Judaism
International Orthodox Christian Charities
Orthodox Peace Fellowship (founded by Jim Forrest)
Islamic Relief
Justice and Peace (United Church of Christ)
Lutheran World Relief
Presbyterian Hunger Program (PC-USA)
Reform Judaism
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)


OTHER AGENCIES: RELIEF, PEACE, JUSTICE, AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Boston Faith and Justice Network
Bread for the World  (A faith-based voice to national decision makers on issues of hunger in the US and abroad)
Christian Peacemaker Teams
Jubilee USA
Justice Africa
The Open Door Community

Oxfam-America
Partners In Health (founded by Paul Farmer, M.D.)
Help A Child (founded in Holland by Anky Rookmaaker, now with a NEW US-based website)
New City Initiative (Portland, Oregon)
The Poverty Initiative ("led by the poor")
Quaker (UK) links on justice and equality
The Simple Way (founded by Shane Claiborne)
Sojourners (founded by Jim Wallis)
Still Harbor (social justice committed to developing human capacity)
World Council of Churches
World Relief


Disclaimer: News about an organization or resource on this site does not constitute an endorsement. Find the group that best fits your sense of social responsibility, ethics, and community before donating time, money, or other resources.