“This brings the community together. This is wonderful. What you have done is fantastic,” Métis Community Representative Doug Tremblay said. He also noted the great number of people who turned up for the event.
“The past 16 months were like no other, with the COVID-19 pandemic adding a layer of suffering on top of the news on historical oppression, contribute to high poverty levels among Indigenous families in Canada, the cash donation from the FYM Foundation extends a great help to the Indigenous communities,” says Kim Sigurdson, one of the Indigenous advisors for True North Aid.
Daly Mayor Sylvester recognized the FYM Foundation, the social arm of the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) for its recent Aid to Humanity effort in October 2020, which helped provide resources and fund program enrichment for youth and the elderly.
The leadership team at Iglesia Ni Cristo understood early in the pandemic that leveraging today's technology could help bond people together during the uncertain days and months ahead. It seemed like a blessing that the very platforms distributing information contrary to the teachings of Christ would become a vehicle for hope during the crisis.
Mayor Davis stated: “When you have a particular group in the community that comes out to reach out to everyone else, that is what it’s all about. [L]ike right now, we are dealing with a pandemic. For the church [INC] to come out and say: We are here to help, we are here to help our seniors, to recognize our first responders, that is what brings our community together. It gives a little bit of a sense of calm for everybody within the city, especially during these trying times that we have today.”
WASHINGTON – To celebrate the one year anniversary of AID TO HUMANITY- US Tour by the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ in Washington, DC – a week-long gift-giving and community outreach events took place from August 12th to 16th, 2020 — visiting twelve (12) prominent locations in the states of Washington, DC.,...
July 27, 2019, EDMONTON— Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ from the District of Edmonton held two celebrations to commemorate the 105th anniversary of the Church since its re-establishment in the Philippines on July 27, 1914. Edmonton City Hall staff and members of the Church of Christ, recognizing the momentous occasion, joined the...