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Those in need will be supplied with food, water, clothing, shelter, medicine, etc. Thank you for caring and for showing immense generosity. God bless you.

Transportation – A Channel of Hope in Ukraine

 

Last October, the Archbishop of Lviv consecrated a newly built Pilgrim House. From the beginning of the invasion, this house opened its doors to refugees, and over the past six months it became home to more than 350 people.

Today, it is at capacity, hosting 50 people, including 19 children, between the ages of six months and 16 years.

But without a van, securing the needs of the refugees is impossible. When refugees arrive at the train station they need to be picked up, and when they decide to return to their homes, they need to be taken to the station.

Also, the refugees need to travel elsewhere to obtain documentation, and food needs to be purchased for all the home’s guests. A vehicle is vital to the house’s daily running and aid to the refugees.

ACN Donors Keep Lebanon Schools Open

Lebanon’s financial collapse has made it impossible for many parents to pay tuition fees. Semi-public schools are also experiencing a situation of great hardship because although they are entitled to government subsidies, the Lebanese state has not covered the costs in the past four years.

Funding hopes to benefit 30,000 students and more than 6,000 teachers in almost 200 schools.

ACN, which had already increased its aid to Lebanon since the massive Beirut Port explosion in August 2020, continues to prioritize the subsistence of Christian communities in Lebanon, the only Arab country where Christians play a significant role in society and politics.

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"We remain ever grateful to you all and may God Almighty reward you abundantly through Christ our Lord. Be rest assured of our feeble yet constant prayers for you. Thanks so much. Yours in the vineyard of the Lord.”

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