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World Relief Promotes Refugee Resettlement Efforts in Spokane and Advocates for Greater Community Engagement

Matthew Soerens, Vice President for Advocacy and Policy at World Relief and coauthor of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate will visit the organization’s Spokane location this Wednesday and plans to speak at a number of scheduled events in the area. Soerens hopes to encourage the local community to extend…

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Economic Empowerment: Immigration and Jobs

Ronald Reagan once famously said: “The best social program is a job.” It might be overly simplistic, but he’s not wrong. In our experience, the refugees and new arrivals coming to the United States through World Relief very much want to work. They have come for a better life which includes finding meaningful work. Those…

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World Relief Mobilizes to Provide Immediate Support to Devastated Communities in Wake of Turkey and Syria Earthquake

February 7, 2023 CONTACT:Pinkston Baltimore, Md. – In the wake of a devastating earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria, World Relief has mobilized resources on the ground to provide immediate assistance and long term support for search and recovery efforts. “We join with our international partners in grieving the significant loss of life from the…

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Jeanine’s Story

By Lisa Zanoni, World Relief Relationship Manager Editor’s Note: Over the next several months, Lisa will be introducing you to some of our amazing refugee and immigrant friends. Everyone you’ll meet is either a former refugee or a client who received services at World Relief. Lisa is excited to share their stories with you and…

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Jesus Didn’t Show Favoritism

Rich Versus Poor During his short time of public ministry, Jesus was busy. Crowds of 5,000 plus gathered to hear him teach. People brought their sick to be healed, even tearing apart roofs to lower the lame at his feet. People pursued him from one shore to another, trying to anticipate where he would go.…

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World Relief Spokane Applauds Creation of the Welcome Corps, A New Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

CONTACT: Barbara Comito bcomito@wr.orgPinkston Media welcome: Monday, January 30 at 5 p.m. World Relief Spokane will hold an informational meeting on the Biden Administration’s new Welcome Corps at 1522 N Washington Street. Come learn more about this new program, what it means for refugees and other newcomers, what it means for community members, and…

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