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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 Teamwr@pinkston.co 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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World Relief Applauds Creation of the Welcome Corps, A New Refugee Private Sponsorship Program

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January 19, 2022 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE — Recently, the State Department launched the Welcome Corps, a new refugee private sponsorship program that will allow everyday Americans to privately sponsor refugees coming to the United States. This extraordinary new program will expand community support for refugees and also eventually allow private citizens to sponsor refugees they…

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World Relief Sacramento Announces New Office Director, Mark Dandenaeu

World Relief Urges Congress to Protect Dreamers After Appeals Court Decision Leaves Future of DACA Program In Doubt

June 21, 2022 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Today, Mark Dandeneau was announced as the new office director of World Relief Sacramento. Mark is an experienced senior executive for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations, having served California’s most vulnerable populations for more than 20 years. Mark will continue the hard work of Kerry Ham, who…

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World Relief Rebrands Western Washington Locations

World Relief Urges Congress to Protect Dreamers After Appeals Court Decision Leaves Future of DACA Program In Doubt

May 2, 2022 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 KENT, Wash. — World Relief announced this week a rebrand for its office locations in Seattle and Bellingham to World Relief Western Washington (WRWW). With an expansion to Whatcom County last year and the expected addition of a Thurston County location this year, the refugee resettlement and immigrant services agency…

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World Relief Awarded Grant to Expand Reconciliation, Stabilization and Resilience Trust Fund Project in South Sudan

World Relief Urges Congress to Protect Dreamers After Appeals Court Decision Leaves Future of DACA Program In Doubt

December 3, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – Today, the Reconciliation, Stabilization and Resilience Trust Fund Project (RSRTF) Phase II program in Koch County, Unity State, was approved by the United Nations Development Programme Steering Committee for 24 months, spanning December 1, 2021, to November 30, 2023. The total value of the program is $8.7 million,…

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World Relief Memphis Partners With Welcome South, Launches Fundraising Campaign to Cover Legal Costs for Arriving Afghan Allies

October 12, 2021 CONTACT Audrey Garden audrey.garden@pinkston.co 571 405-1606 MEMPHIS, Tenn.  – As Afghan allies flee their homes in search of refuge in America, World Relief Memphis is partnering with Welcome South, a coalition of law firms comprised of Advocates for Immigrant Rights, Community Legal Center and Mid-South Immigration Advocates, to help newly arrived Afghan…

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World Relief Grieves the Loss of Life at Kabul Airport and Urges Biden Administration to Ensure Continued Safe Evacuation of Vulnerable Afghans, U.S. Citizens and Green Card Holders

August 26, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE — Today, August 26, a series of terrorist attacks near Kabul’s airport took the lives of over 60 Afghans and 12 U.S. troops. These attacks were carried out at the site of an ongoing evacuation of vulnerable U.S. citizens, green card holders, and vulnerable Afghans, efforts led by the…

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