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ABHMS launches fundraising campaign to repair, replace roofs in Puerto Rico

Published October 3, 2019

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 10/3/19)—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) hosted a livestream broadcast from its Leadership and Mission Building here Monday  to launch “A Roof Over Their Heads: My people will live in … secure dwellings,” its Passionary Fund campaign to raise $300,000 by Thanksgiving to repair and replace roofs that were destroyed when […]

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ABHMS continues to support post-hurricane rebuilding efforts on Puerto Rico

Published December 11, 2018

VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 12/11/18)—Since September 2017, when Hurricane Maria wrought havoc on Puerto Rico, 48 American Baptist churches, schools and other entities on the island have been restored or are undergoing restoration because of American Baptist Home Mission Societies’ (ABHMS) ongoing “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative. While 29 entities received help via funds, […]

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ABHMS staff member exemplifies resiliency of Puerto Rico’s people

Published July 9, 2018

Taking lives, destroying property, causing power outages, and limiting the supply of such necessities as fuel, medicine, food and safe water, Hurricane Maria wrought havoc on Puerto Rico, resulting in a humanitarian crisis. In fact, much of the island remains without electricity, close to a year after the storm. However, one of American Baptist Home […]

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ABHMS hires personnel to support ‘Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico’

Published May 14, 2018

Puerto Rico natives Abigail Medina Betancourt (at left) and the Rev. Hector A. Rivera Padua have joined American Baptist Home Mission Societies to support the organization’s ongoing “Rebuilding, Restoring, Renewing Puerto Rico” initiative.

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