A sign of hope following Hurricane Sandy. Liz Roll/FEMA
A sign of hope following Hurricane Sandy. Photo by Liz Roll/FEMA.

Emergency Disaster Fund

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The Emergency Disaster Fund (EDF) solely supports the disaster response work of Brethren Disaster Ministries and Children's Disaster Services. Your financial gifts enable these ministries to reach out to disaster survivors in the U.S. and worldwide.

Charitable Contribution Disclosure:

Beginning January 1, 2017, contributions to restricted funds, such as the Emergency Disaster Fund, will include a Ministry Enablement Contribution of 9 percent to help cover costs of carrying out the intended purpose of the gift. Grants, endowment additions, and bequests will not be assessed the Ministry Enablement Contribution. 

The Church of the Brethren is registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to the Church of the Brethren are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. The Church of the Brethren’s tax identification number is 36-2167026.  
 
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