About Canadian Lutheran World Relief

Inspired by God’s love for humanity, Canadian Lutheran World Relief (CLWR) challenges the causes and responds to the consequences of human suffering and poverty by carrying out international relief and development on behalf of Lutheran constituencies in Canada. Formed in 1946 as a response to the humanitarian crisis in post-war Europe, we have grown to serve the world’s poor and disenfranchised through community developmentrefugee resettlementemergency relief, and donated commodities shipments (We Care).

Our vision is a world where people live in justice, peace and dignity, united in diversity, and empowered to achieve their universal rights to basic needs and quality of life.