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African Church Leaders Appeal for PEPFAR Reauthorization

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More than 350 African church leaders have appealed to Congress for the swift reauthorization of the President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), which has saved more than 25million lives since its creation by President George W. Bush 20 years ago. “PEPFAR has been alifesaving, pro-life program that has succeeded in protecting our families and…

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World Relief Responds to DACA Ruling, Calls on Congress to Grant a Permanent Pathway to Citizenship for Dreamers

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BALTIMORE, September 13, 2023 – Today, Judge Andrew Hanen upheld his previous ruling that DACA was established unlawfully under the Obama administration, but extended the stay on a program that allows current DACA recipients to remain living and working in the US without fear of deportation. However, this decision continues to leave many Dreamers in…

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World Relief Applauds USAID Commitment to Increasing Partnerships with Faith-Based Organizations

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Baltimore, MD (September 13, 2023) – Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced their first ever religious engagement policy, demonstrating a more robust effort to increase their partnerships with religious communities and faith-based organizations. The rollout of this new policy acknowledges the indispensable role faith partners play in providing comfort and assistance to…

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World Relief to Expand Refugee Resettlement Program to Eight New Locations

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(Baltimore, MD) September 1, 2023 –Today, World Relief announces a significant expansion ofits US programs that partner with local churches to serve refugees and other immigrants. By nextmonth, World Relief will have opened four new office locations as well as partnered with othermissionally-aligned organizations to begin refugee resettlement in four additional locations. “We’re excited to…

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World Relief and the National Association of Evangelicals Honor the Legacy of Former President Arthur Gay

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July 27, 2023 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE, MD — World Relief and the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) honor the life and legacy of Arthur Gay, who died on July 26, by recognizing his years of leadership and contributions to their respective organizations. Over the course of his career, Arthur served as both the president of…

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World Relief Praises the Re-Introduction of the Bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act and Urges Swift Passage

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July 14, 2023 CONTACT:Pinkston Teamwr@pinkston.co BALTIMORE, MD — Today, World Relief praises the bipartisan re-introduction of an Afghan Adjustment Act in both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives and urges swift Congressional passage of the bill. This important bill acknowledges the plight of Afghan nationals who faced an urgent threat of persecution…

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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 wr@pinkston.co 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…

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World Relief Announces Opening of New Location in Western Washington to Welcome Refugees to Thurston County

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Olympia, WA – World Relief is opening a new office location in Western Washington to provide refugee resettlement services to those in Thurston County. The grand opening of the Thurston County location will occur Friday, March 10 at the New Bridge Community Church from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., with the official ribbon-cutting ceremony set to occur at 10:30 am.

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