Marisa Vertrees

Marisa Vertrees is the ONE Faith Manager, working with our faith partners to build up ONE's local faith membership and leadership around the US. She worked as the Social Justice Director at a large Catholic parish in Northern Virginia, managing five international missions programs, a grassroots advocacy team and and adult education programs on social justice.

Author contributions

ONE makes noise for Energize Africa at SoulFest

ONE makes noise for Energize Africa at SoulFest

This past weekend, ONE went up to enjoy the mountains of New Hampshire, and around 100 Christian artists, at the SoulFest, New England’s largest Christian music festival. We were there to talk to people about energy poverty and collect more cards in support of the Energize Africa Act, which will provide energy access to 50&......
Third Day and fans share the #NewGoodNews at Atlanta show

Third Day and fans share the #NewGoodNews at Atlanta show

This past Saturday, ONE joined up with Third Day in Atlanta to celebrate ONE’s 10th anniversary, and share the “new good news” that since 1990, we’ve cut extreme poverty in half. Third Day has been one of ONE’s partners since our founding, and we’re thrilled with all the great work we......
For faith-based charity work, an unexpected ally

For faith-based charity work, an unexpected ally

ONE Faith Manager Marisa Vertrees discusses the importance of the combined effort of foreign assistance and faith-based missions. My first trip to the Dominican Republic was an eye-opening experience. I traveled there to visit my church’s mission in Banica, directly on the Haitian border. While many people think of the Dom......
Ask your congregation to join ONE against hunger

Ask your congregation to join ONE against hunger

A special action for ONE members of faith from ONE’s new faith manager, Marisa Vertrees. “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters, you did for me.” Matthew 25:40 870 million people suffer from chronic malnutrition, or nearly 1 in 8 worldwide. In 2010, 171 million…...