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Oct 7, 2017, 3:05 PM
You've seen the Ice-Bucket Challenge, and you've heard about Movember. Now it's your turn to fundraise online and make an impact, with DIY (Do-It-Yourself) for IOCC.
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Oct 6, 2017, 3:46 PM
An updated response on IOCC's efforts in Las Vegas.
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Oct 2, 2017, 11:42 AM
IOCC is extremely distressed and saddened to learn of the October 1 mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, reportedly the deadliest in US history. We are actively monitoring the situation as official reports come in. Please pray with us for all those affected by this tragedy.
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Sep 30, 2017, 12:13 PM
As we continue celebrating our 25th Anniversary, it's a great time to engage your parish or community in the work of IOCC. Here are 25 ways you can do just that!
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Sep 21, 2017, 2:43 PM
Take time this National Preparedness Month to create your family communication plan so so that you are prepared before another disaster like Hurricane Harvey strikes.
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Sep 21, 2017, 10:55 AM
Before war began in the Balkans, Rade Vlaisavlijevic lived with his family on 18 acres of fertile fields and thick woodlands in the Krajina region of Croatia. Although blind, with the help of his wife, Soka, he was able to ...
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Sep 16, 2017, 2:17 PM
“Thank you for being here. When we see you here in this difficult place, your presence reminds us that God has not forgotten about us,” said an elderly gentleman to one of our Frontliners, a group of highly trained clergy and laity who respond to disasters as IOCC volunteers.
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Sep 15, 2017, 1:59 PM
Less than a week after Harvey struck the Houston area, Hurricane Irma moved across the Caribbean leaving devastation in its wake. Among the strongest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, Irma made landfall on the Florida Keys on Sunday, September 10th.
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Sep 14, 2017, 11:05 AM
How did it all begin? IOCC started with the idea that Orthodox Christians of all jurisdictions and all ethnicities could come together to answer Christ’s call to serve those in need. And a particularly great need inspired ...
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Sep 13, 2017, 1:47 PM
In recognition of National Preparedness Month, we would like to thank the 1,200 plus IOCC volunteers who have, throughout the years, dedicated over 32,000 hours of hard work to help more than 215 families whose homes were damaged by natural disasters.