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19 Sep 2014 description

By Rachel Sommer

LANCASTER, Pa. – Before Lar Say moved to Lancaster, Pa., in 2010, she lived in a refugee camp in Thailand for more than two decades.

She and her family became refugees when violence forced them, along with many other members of the Karen ethnic group to which they belong, from their homes in Myanmar, the southeast Asian nation also known as Burma.

16 May 2008 description

Blurb: MCC is appealing for $500,000 in contributions for immediate relief response and longer-term recovery and rebuilding in Myanmar.

AKRON, Pa. - Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is supporting partner organizations that are meeting basic needs for tens of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Nargis in the southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

MCC is appealing for $500,000 in contributions for immediate relief response and longer-term recovery and rebuilding in Myanmar.

13 May 2008 description

Blurb: MCC is supporting partner organizations in meeting basic needs for tens of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar, also known as Burma.

By Tim Shenk

AKRON, Pa. - Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is supporting partner organizations in meeting basic needs for tens of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Nargis in the southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

MCC is appealing to its constituents for $200,000 to support relief and recovery work in Myanmar.

09 May 2008 description

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is supporting Church World Service (CWS) in providing relief to survivors of a catastrophic cyclone in the southeast Asian nation of Myanmar, also known as Burma.

By Tim Shenk

May 9, 2008, AKRON, Pa.

23 Feb 2005 description

By Tara Tharayil
WINNIPEG, Man. -- Low-German speaking Mennonites in Mexico, many of whom are Canadian citizens, have donated nearly $50,000 to tsunami relief through the Mennonite Central Committee Canada (MCCC).

In a letter circulated through churches in Cuauhtemoc, Don Peters, the Executive Director of MCCC, expressed his thanks to the community for their contribution to MCC Canada's tsunami relief effort. "Through this donation," he wrote, "you are in partnership with MCC Canada in its response to the tragedy in Asia."