Thank You from Beyond Borders for COVID-19 Emergency Response
June 27, 2020
The Rev. Jarrett Kerbel received the thank you note below from our partners at Beyond Borders for the parish's support of their COVID-19 Emergency Response. Here's the letter and an update on their ministries.
I'm so touched to learn that you and the people of St. Martin-in-the-Fields made a generous gift in support of the COVID-19 Emergency Response. Thank you so much for this and for all your support. We are humbled by all that you do and all that you make possible!
I thought you might like to see a short video that we just got from our colleagues in Haiti that shows some of the work that you and the folks at St. Martin's are supporting.
It's of a community activist with our program to prevent violence against women and girls on Lagonav Island -- in a community not far from where we were when you visited -- and she's working at her sewing machine and talking about why she is now volunteering to make masks. (Sorry that we haven't captioned it in English yet!)
She and the team have made 14,000 masks so far, and their work is part of the COVID-19 Emergency Response that you are supporting.
Thank you again Jarrett, for the incredible thoughtfulness, solidarity, and generosity shown by you and the people of St. Martin's!
With deep gratitude,
Brian J. Stevens
Donor Engagement Director | Beyond Borders