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FRRME America  Participates in Combined Federal Campaign
November 5, 2018

FRRME America Participates in Combined Federal Campaign

WASHINGTON—For the first time since its founding, the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME America) is participating in the United States’ Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).   Employees of the federal government and military can now donate to the foundation through payroll deductions to the Combined Federal Campaign by selecting CFC #17576.   “Being recognized and accepted as a CFC charitable organization will help raise awareness of our work among government employees and military personnel and should help generate additional funds for our vital efforts,” said Scott Rye, chairman of the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East.   FRRME America Senior Advisor for Outreach and Development, the Rev. Meg Saunders, led the effort to get the 501(c)(3) organization listed as a CFC charity. According to Saunders, “This year’s campaign began in early September and goes to January 11, 2019, for all federal workers, including military personnel. All new hires after January 11 […]

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Lantos Foundation Awards Front Line Fund Grant to FRRME America
August 30, 2018

Lantos Foundation Awards Front Line Fund Grant to FRRME America

WASHINGTON—The Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice has awarded a grant to the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME America). According to Denise Perron, executive director of the Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice, “As part of our work to promote freedom of religion, conscience, and belief, and in support of the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East’s advancement of human rights in Iraq, we are pleased to provide them with […]

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Christ Church, Jerusalem Provides Medical Relief Grant To FRRME America
July 9, 2018

Christ Church, Jerusalem Provides Medical Relief Grant To FRRME America

AMMAN, Jordan—Christ Church, Jerusalem, has provided a grant via its Mercy Fund to the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East for medical relief. “This is a welcome gift from Christ Church,” said FRRME America Chairman Scott Rye, “and we are very glad to see Christ Church include the Foundation in its mission and outreach efforts.” Rye noted that the church has supported the U.K.-registered branch of the charity, FRRME UK, in the past. FRRME America is […]

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December 27, 2017

Rollie Flynn Elected to FRRME America Board of Trustees

  WASHINGTON—Carol “Rollie” Flynn, founder and managing principal of Singa Consulting, LLC, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East (FRRME America). Flynn is a 30-year veteran of the Central Intelligence Agency, where she served as Director of CIA University’s Leadership Academy, Associate Deputy Director of the National Counterterrorism Center/Directorate of Strategic Operational Planning, Executive Director of the CIA Counterterrorism Center, Chief of Station in major posts in […]

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FRRME Vice Chair on How the U.S. can  Aid Christian Refugees
September 26, 2017

FRRME Vice Chair on How the U.S. can Aid Christian Refugees

How to Help Iraq’s Religious Minorities Trump should undo an Obama policy that largely blocks them from getting U.S. aid. By Nina Shea As Islamic State heads toward defeat in Iraq, Christian and Yazidi survivors of genocide should be returning to their hometowns in Nineveh province. Instead, these fragile minority communities mostly remain stranded at displacement shelters in Kurdistan without the means to rebuild their villages. Many are fleeing Iraq, and the country now risks losing these religious minorities entirely. […]

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