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PRESS RELEASE: Called to Action: Future of Fish responds to COVID-19

Future of Fish announces new initiatives to support small-scale fishers during COVID-19 crisis

April 30, 2020

During a global pandemic, what happens to the world’s fishermen? This week, nonprofit Future of Fish announced its plans for supporting fishers and fishing communities in this unprecedented time.

The spread and devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought much of the world to a standstill. But fish are still swimming as usual, and small-scale fishers around the globe still depend on the oceans for their livelihood, and their communities’ food security. But fishers are struggling, given that billions of people are confined Read More “PRESS RELEASE: Called to Action: Future of Fish responds to COVID-19”

PRESS RELEASE: World Concern Announces New President

Former Vice President Nick Archer Appointed to Lead Organization

April 16, 2020 (SEATTLE) – World Concern, a Christian humanitarian aid and development organization with a 65-year history headquartered in Seattle, Wash., has named Nick Archer as its president. Archer has served with World Concern for 22 years, the past three years in the role of Vice President. He has been Acting President since January 2020.

CRISTA Ministries CEO and former World Concern President, Jacinta Tegman says Archer has her full support and confidence.

“For the past 15 months, we have been prayerfully seeking a new president. Today, I’m thrilled to Read More “PRESS RELEASE: World Concern Announces New President”

PRESS RELEASE: The Starbucks Foundation Donates More Than $3M to Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

SEATTLE – As part of ongoing efforts to support communities around the world amid the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, today The Starbucks Foundation announced it is donating more than $3 million to support community response efforts globally.

“As the world grapples with an issue of enormous scale and human impact, we are dedicated to serving communities through the lens of Our Mission and Values: to inspire and nurture the human spirit – one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time,” said John Kelly, board member of The Starbucks Foundation. “We believe that together we can make a difference Read More “PRESS RELEASE: The Starbucks Foundation Donates More Than $3M to Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts”