Disaster News Network Print This
 

Fundraiser predicted game outcome

"Team Eagles" outraised "Time Patriot" but the $40,000 raised benefits Episcopal Relief & Development

February 9, 2018

While the governors of Massachusetts and Pennsylvania were promising a culinary delight for the state that won the Super Bowl, Episcopalians in the two regions (and beyond) were sponsoring a contest to raise money for Episcopal Relief & Development.

Although the contest ended before the game, the totals raised were an early prediction of the final winner.

the final tallies were: $18,502 raised by Team Patriots and $21,660 raised by Team Eagles, with Episcopal Relief & Development and its disaster relief, public health and economic development ministries the clear winner.

"Thank you to the host of generous donors to our Game Time Challenge benefiting Episcopal Relief & Development," said Bishop Alan M. Gates of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. "The outcome on the field was disappointing for Patriots fans, but the outcome for ER&D was incredible! Individually and together Episcopalians in New England and Pennsylvania harnessed their team pride to show compassion and help heal our broken world. Now, there's something to celebrate!"


Related Topics:

Episcopal leaders meet TX survivors

Flu prompts church changes

Fires, mud change church focus


More links on Episcopal Relief & Development

 

Related Links:

Information for this article was found on the Diocese Website

Find this article at:

http://disasternews.net/news/article.php?articleid=5858

Advertisers:

DNN Sponsors include:

Advertisements: