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Why is the Path Vital to Resettlement in the Fox Valley?

The Path is one way that community members partner with us in this important work of welcoming refugees through giving a monthly gift. Read about one of our Pathmakers today and what drew her to this work. How did you get connected with the work of welcoming refugees?It started years ago when I was hearing…

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A Welcoming Community: Tara’s Volunteer Story

At World Relief we believe in the power of welcoming communities. Read how Tara participates in a welcoming community. When the Taliban took over Kabul Tara saw many news reports about Afghans fleeing the country. The stories of families needing new homes inspired her to want to make a difference in her own community and…

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Interview with Office Director: Tami McLaughlin

How did you start working at World Relief?  I was the director of missions at a local church outside of Atlanta and we partnered with World Relief for a short-term mission trip. We went to Clarkston, Georgia, and I think it has the largest number of languages spoken in one square miles in the United…

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9 Things You Need to Know About Private Sponsorship

On Thursday, January 19th, the Biden Administration announced a new private sponsorship program for refugees called Welcome Corps. Through Welcome Corps, everyday Americans can directly sponsor refugees who are being resettled in the U.S.  Today, there are an estimated 103 million displaced people globally, including 32.5 million refugees. Forced from their homes and separated from…

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A Look into Casework with Quench

What do you like about your job? I have a lot of things I like about my job. My job is not just about getting a paycheck but I do it because I like supporting people. I like helping people to get resettled in America and start living a better life. I also like meeting…

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