Ten Years Later, Sri Lanka Hit by Another Devastating Natural Disaster

Children and families helped by CERI
On December 23, 2014, nearing the tenth anniversary of the devastating 2004 tsunami that claimed more than 226,000 souls, CERI received notification of torrential rainfall in Sri Lanka. In only a few days, the rains sparked massive flooding and mudslides, driving thousands out of their homes — and CERI into action.

Winter Boot Mission 2012 a Big Success!

CERI mission teams in Eastern Europe served over 6,600 children, youth and adults during the 2012 Winter Boot Mission which just came to a close - thanks to the generosity of CERI donors and volunteers. Teams of nearly 100 volunteers visited over 60 orphanages, foster care, and transitional care centers to deliver warm boots and socks to orphanages and children in need.