31 August 2023 |
ADRA Provides Aid for Canada’s Worst Wildfire Season on Record
“This year’s wildfires have scorched more than 151,000 square kilometers (58,500 square miles) of land, and 200,000 Canadians have had to evacuate their homes. In late August, more than 1,000 fires are burning across Canada. Amid these natural disasters, ADRA Canada has been collaborating with local churches to provide supplies and funding as needed.” Full story at Adventist Review.
Student Survey Votes Avondale’s Nursing Degree Best in Australia
“The latest and only comprehensive national survey of higher education students ranks the Avondale Bachelor of Nursing degree top across all focus areas — skills development, learner engagement, teaching quality, student support, learning resources, and quality of the educational experience.” Full story at Adventist Record.
Connecticut Deaf Expo Ministers to 1,500 Visitors
“About 1,500 people in the Deaf community recently came from all over the Northeast of the United States and beyond to the Waterbury Arc in Waterbury, Connecticut, to meet friends, visit booths, watch exhibitors, and enjoy being in the Deaf world for a day.” Full story at Atlantic Union Gleaner.
Indiana Youth Escapes Maui Fires and Returns to Provide Relief
“Even after being evacuated from Maui to Honolulu, Maun’s commitment to disaster relief led him back to Maui the following day. He began aiding the efforts in the church kitchen, assisting with community support, ensuring the safety of the church building, and helping provide essential supplies to those in need.” Full story at Adventist News Network.
Adventist University of Haiti Blood Drive Reaches Record to Help Sick Student
“The blood drive was the first one organized on campus and one that left many baffled by how quickly blood units were collected. The Red Cross official told me that it is the first time that a blood drive that was launched in less than a week has drawn so many people and collected so many units of blood,” said Dr. Senèque Edmond, president of UNAH.” Full story at Adventist News Network.