Making a difference in the worst of times
For a century, MCC has worked in the name of Christ to make a difference in the worst of times. The photo above, from 1947-48, shows soup being served at a school in Germany as part of our relief efforts after World War II.
Read "In times of crisis," an article in the Winter 2020 issue of MCC's magazine A Common Place. Photos, examples and quotes show how MCC has shared God's love and compassion during times of emergencies over the past century.
Explore a timeline, produced in 2017, showing how MCC has responded to disasters and crises through the decades.
"Your willingness and eagerness to share your blessings . . . the thousands of tons of food, clothing, shoes, soap, medicines and tools . . . it has rekindled hope, faith and interest and created new purpose and courage for the future."
- Report from Berlin, MCC’s “European Relief Notes,” October 1947