Frontline workers and immigrant workers receive care kits at ‘Aid to Humanity’ events by Iglesia Ni Cristo

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Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ ministers and members at the Aid To Humanity event in Surrey, Canada, March 27.

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INC volunteers in Victoria, Canada distribute care packages to frontline workers during the Aid To Humanity event on March 28.

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Grateful immigrant workers in Abbotsford, Canada receive care packages from the Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ) during an Aid to Humanity event on March 27.

Vital workers in British Columbia, Canada are valued and encouraged by worldwide Church outreach events.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA, April 10, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ has launched a series of activities under the “Aid to humanity” initiative to boost the morale of essential frontline workers and immigrants affected by the current pandemic.

On March 27-28, 2021, INC volunteers distributed 480 packages containing groceries to essential frontline workers who accepted the Church’s invitation to drive to worship buildings in the ‘INC in Surrey, Burnaby and Victoria, Canada.

INC strives to play a role in the appreciation and upliftment of frontline players in the greater Vancouver and Victoria area.

As reported by Statistics Canada (February 2, 2021): “Seven in ten healthcare workers who participated in a recent crowdsourcing initiative reported worsening mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic …”

Rose Ann Peralta, a nurse, was grateful for the token of appreciation she received. “I’m actually both surprised and happy because not many people enjoy what frontliners do. Many have ignored the efforts of frontliners, and I’m just happy that you enjoy what we do. ) hospital. I went there one day and it was the first day of an outbreak. It was really scary, and it was devastating for me to see the patients who have COVID-19 there. I believe May INC members have a big heart, so thank you for supporting the frontline players. Keep doing what you are doing. ”

INC also distributed 70 additional packages to Mexican and Guatemalan immigrants working on a tulip farm in Abbotsford, Canada, also on the 28th. The care packages contained clothing and essentials.

According to Statistics Canada (May 1, 2020): “… [I]migrants were significantly more likely than the Canadian-born to report that the crisis would have a “major” or “moderate” impact on their finances. In particular, immigrant men were more likely than Canadian-born men to report that the crisis would have an impact on their ability to meet their financial obligations (43% versus 27%).

Robert Baldidoy, tulip farm supervisor, said: “The workers are so happy and grateful that the Church of Christ was able to reach out to them with gifts and kind giving. They appreciate the packages they have received, which will provide additional help with their daily needs, but most of all are eager to learn more about the biblical words of God taught within the Church of Christ.

INC has over 100 congregations and worship groups across Canada. Eighteen of them are in British Columbia.

L’Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) or Church of Christ continues to conduct outreach and INCGiving activities Project activities to help organizations and communities in more than 158 countries and territories where INC members of different nationalities and ethnicities are located.
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For more information on the Church of Christ and its activities, please visit www.iglesianicristo.net and https://incmedia.org/press-room/.

Felmar Serreno
CEBSI Canada
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