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World Relief Announces new President and CEO, Myal Greene.

July 16, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE — Today, a federal judge in Texas issued a decision that puts the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in jeopardy. While Judge Andrew Hanen’s order will not immediately impact individuals who presently rely upon DACA, it does require the federal government to halt…

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World Relief Congo is Building Resilience from Ashes

The Eruption On May 22nd in the town of Goma, DR Congo, Mount Nyiragongo lit up the sky with a red glow. Many of the 2 million residents recognized the signs and feared the worst —  the towering volcano was once again active. By early evening, their fears were confirmed when the volcano began to…

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As World Relief prepares to announce our new President and CEO, we thought you might like to learn more about some of the people who are playing a critical role in the transition process. Today, we are sharing an interview we conducted with Steve Moore who chairs World Relief’s Board of Directors. We hope you…

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July 9, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, World Relief celebrates the 10th anniversary of South Sudan’s independence. Throughout its first decade of freedom, South Sudan has been on a journey towards unity and prosperity while facing the challenges of civil war, famine, natural disaster and disease. Churches throughout South Sudan have come together…

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Four Ways We Can Improve Our Immigration System

In my time as President of World Relief, I have had the privilege of leading our staff as we seek to respond to the needs of marginalized and displaced people around the world and right here at home. While leading the organization has given me a front-row seat to amazing stories of God’s redemptive work,…

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June 17, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co(703) 388-6734 GREENVILLE, S.C. — Today, Brandon Baughn was announced as the new office director of World Relief Upstate South Carolina (SC). Before joining World Relief Upstate SC, Brandon worked in community and educational development in Pakistan and Indonesia for nearly 15 years. In Pakistan, Brandon managed a mobile literacy school…

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Suad Yusuf is Making Positive Change in West Darfur

Suad Yusuf Ibrahim is a Nutrition Coordinator in West Darfur, Sudan, working with internally displaced people *(IDP) in an IDP camp. When a humanitarian crisis erupted in the great Darfur region in 2004, World Relief Sudan responded to the immediate and long-term needs of vulnerable IDPs and hosting communities. Suad joined the work just a…

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I never expected to be a refugee

When Life Felt Almost Perfect I never expected to be a refugee. I joined a university when I was 18 years old, enrolling in the English department at Basra (the Port of Iraq). At the end of my time there, I graduated second in my department. After graduation, I stayed two more years as a…

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June 3, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, World Relief’s Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic revealed its new name: World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office. The Legal Clinic has had a presence in Maryland since 2004 as the service arm of the home office, offering immigration legal services, but by a change in office status…

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