Lititz, PA — Faced with a large number of requests for assistance from U.S. churches for the COVID-19 Congregational Relief Fund, the Board of Directors of Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) have approved an additional $250,000 to help meet the high demand.

The COVID-19 Congregational Relief Fund is a joint effort of MDS, Everence and Mennonite Central Committee U.S. With this additional funding, MDS has put in a total of $600,000.

To date, 80 grants have been approved totaling more than $371,000. To learn more or to contribute to the Congregational Relief fund: