Donations from Meridian Magazine readers and others helped purchase bread, sausage, fruit, oil and other vital supplies that made their way safely across the Polish border this past week and into Ukrainian communities including the city of Dergachi, located north of Kharkiv.
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Recently a reader shared with us the inspiring story of a family that went the extra mile in their contribution to Rising Star's building project in Bihar that Meridian readers have helped to fund. We loved it so much, we had to share!
Dear Meridian Readers: You exceeded the goal! Together you raised $204,532. Unbelievable! At Rising Star Outreach, we have been truly overwhelmed by your beautiful and gracious response. And we celebrate the success of this effort at the same moment that a historic breakthrough has been made on the road to getting rid of leprosy entirely. Read about it here.