Promote PWRDF in your Parish or community
There are brochures, bookmarks, educational resources, donor envelopes, booklets and presentations available free of charge. View Full Listing and Order.
You can request a speaker to come to your church, either for a Sunday morning service or other special event where you want to spread the word.
We also produce Voices of Hope bulletin inserts each month that bring stories of our programs to life for your parishioners.
Organize a PWRDF Sunday
In honour of our 60th anniversary we have created a new worship resource, Partners Together on a Journey.
Keep up to date
Subscribe to our newsletter, follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook. Be sure to use our Twitter handle @PWRDF when tweeting about your event, or tag @pwrdfcan when sharing news about your event on Facebook.
Host a Fundraiser
From coast to coast to coast, Canadian church communities host bake sales, bike rides, hymn sings, educational events and more, all to raise awareness and funds about the good work of PWRDF.
- Contact us for support as you plan your event
- Post news about your event on our Facebook page @pwrdfcan or Twitter @pwrdf or just email our Communications Coordinator Janice Biehn
- After the dust settles, let our Donor Relations Coordinator Cheryl Denomy know how you did!
Pray with us
Making a Difference
The Youth Council has created Making a Difference, a devotional to encourage young people across Canada to learn more about PWRDF through prayer and reflection and other activities.
Download this version to read in spread format.
Download this version to print in “booklet” format.
2018 Lent Resource
We are grateful to former Youth Council member Allie Colp for writing this year’s Lent Resource, which was enjoyed by more than 700 subscribers. An invitation to subscribe to daily devotions in your email will be up in early 2019.
2017 Advent Resource
The Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck created the 2017 Advent Reflection for PWRDF.
World Food Day (October 16) Worship Resources
PWRDF offers a Eucharist setting to help you celebrate World Food Day and to reflect on the importance of food security. PWRDF has partnered with the Canadian Foodgrains Bank to present Open Hands, a resource that can be used for World Food Day or any time.
World Refugee Day (June 20) Worship Resource
“Welcoming the Stranger” is designed to help groups “pray, give, learn, and advocate on conflict, migration, refugees and food security.” The resource can be used in part or in whole at any other time of the year. The “Give” section of the resource features PWRDF’s food assistance work in South Sudan.
If you have any questions about these worship resources, please contact Suzanne Rumsey, Public Engagement Program Coordinator.
Be part of the PWRDF Speakers’ Bureau
Have you worked with PWRDF in the past and feel you would be good at sharing our work with your community? If so, you could be part of our Speakers’ Bureau. Please contact Christine Hills for more information.