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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

October 15, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BELLINGHAM, Wash. – World Relief has announced the opening of a new office in Whatcom County, Washington, one of several new offices slated to open around the country in the coming months to serve the refugee community. World Relief’s Whatcom County location, approved by the State Department in mid-September, currently…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

October 6, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – Today,  newly released data shows that the United States resettled the lowest number of refugees in U.S. history at a total of 11,411 refugees in Fiscal Year 2021. World Relief continues to call on the Biden administration to sign the Presidential Determination for FY22 of 125,000 and follow through…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

October 5, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – The World Relief family celebrates the life and ministry of Evelyn Mangham, who passed away today at the age of 98. Along with her late husband, Grady Mangham, Evelyn began World Relief’s refugee resettlement program in the 1970s.  Evelyn Breaden was born in 1922 and spent the early years…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

September 21, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenlauren.carl@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – Yesterday, the Biden administration reaffirmed the president’s commitment to set the refugee ceiling for Fiscal Year 2022 at 125,000. World Relief welcomes this increase to the refugee ceiling, which comes at a time when the world is facing the greatest refugee crisis at any time in recorded history, but…

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September 9, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 MEMPHIS, TN – On Thursday, September 9, World Relief Memphis hosted a press conference with Memphis Mayor Strickland and Shelby County Mayor Harris, where they highlighted how the Memphis community can best prepare to receive Afghan allies and parolees in the coming weeks. Since 2012, World Relief Memphis has served…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

September 3, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 Yesterday, World Relief joined forces with Women of Welcome and We Welcome Refugees to host a virtual Prayer and Action Town Hall, an event that focused on responses to the crises in both Afghanistan and Haiti. Over 1,350 participants pre-registered for the town hall and many more tuned in on…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

September 1, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – The Pentagon confirmed on Monday that the United States completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, marking an end to a two-decade conflict. The longest war in U.S. history is over, but the lingering effects, especially on vulnerable communities, will be felt on the ground for years to come.  World…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

August 25, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 FORT WORTH, Texas — Today, Garrett Pearson was announced as the new office director of World Relief North Texas. Before joining World Relief North Texas, Garrett spent considerable time working with immigrants and refugees both in the U.S. and abroad. In Guatemala’s Santiago Atitlán, Garrett assisted in building a new…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

August 25, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – Given the president’s re-commitment today to fully drawdown U.S. troops by August 31st, World Relief remains deeply concerned about U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and vulnerable Afghans who are at risk of being left behind. Many Afghans put their lives on the line in support of our…

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World Relief Announces New Office in New York

August 19, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – On Saturday, August 14, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit southwest Haiti. Port-au-Prince authorities say that at least 2,189 people were killed and 12,668 people were injured. These numbers are expected to rise as rescue crews search through the rubble. The earthquake is the strongest to affect Haiti in…

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