Skip to content

Glory to Be Revealed

A soccer player and former refugee from Myanmar.

Here’s how Di Sae’s faith and love of soccer helped him bond with others in school and honor his parents’ sacrifices along the way.

Read More

This Year’s Volunteer Spotlights

In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Week, we asked some of our volunteers to share why they believe volunteering with World Relief QC is important to them and their communities. We hope their responses inspire you to get involved in your own community. Next week is Volunteer Appreciation Week, and we want to celebrate our amazing…

Read More

World Relief Quad Cities Awarded $150,000 Grant to Break Down Barriers to Economic Advancement for Immigrants & Refugees in Rural Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Pinkston Team QUAD CITIES (March 22, 2023) — World Relief Quad Cities is the recipient of a $150,000 grant by Jobs For the Future (JFF), Ascendium, and World Education Services (WES) Mariam Assefa Fund, a group of funding organizations working together to advance economic inclusion for immigrants, refugees, and migrant…

Read More

9 Things You Need to Know About Private Sponsorship

Heart graphic overlay refugee family dinner table

On January 19th, the Biden Administration announced a new private sponsorship program for refugees called The 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…

Read More

Hope in the Tension of Waiting

Dear Church Leaders, The peace of Christ to you! Advent is in full swing—and Christmas is around the corner. What feelings does this season stir in you and your congregation—excitement, sorrow, joy, stress? Rhythms change a bit this time of year, freeing many of us up to gather with loved ones. Personally, I am really…

Read More

Christmas in a Myanmar Village

Christmas traditions vary across the globe. In Tanzania, families attend church, then come together over a meal of fufu, rice, and goat or cow. In Myanmar, Christmas is celebrated throughout December as a holy month. And in the U.S., sometimes we don’t get to celebrate as long as we’d like. Here, Hanna Niang shares her…

Read More

Refugee Employees Celebrate 10 Years at XPAC

“Where am I going to find work?” is a question that weighs heavy in the minds of refugee arrivals. Over the last 10 years, XPAC has led hundreds to gain peace of mind and self-sufficiency through employment.   The decision to become an employment partner with World Relief Quad Cities came in 2011. “The relationship…

Read More

World Relief Quad Cities Announces Partnership With Quad City Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Music Across Cultures

11/18/2022 CONTACT: Baylee Lakey 580-374-1734 QUAD CITIES (November 18, 2022) – World Relief Quad Cities (WRQC) announced today its partnership with Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) to present the musical programming series Masterworks III: Ode to Guitar on December 3, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. and December 4 at 2:00 p.m. at the Adler Theater.…

Read More

Honoring our Immigrant Neighbors

For the Lord’s sake be subject to every human authority, whether to the emperor as supreme or to governors as sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to praise those who do right. For it is God’s will that by doing right you should silence the ignorance of the foolish. As servants…

Read More

Site Designed and Developed by 5by5 - A Change Agency