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We partner with AmeriCorps and Literacy Volunteers of Illinois (LVI) to offer full and part-time positions in our Aurora, Carol Stream, and Chicago offices. See our open positions and how to apply below.

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Disability-Inclusive Development: How the Church Can Answer the Call

Disability-Inclusive Development: How the Church Can Answer the Call

By worldrelief | December 3, 2022

“So also we are many persons. But in Christ we are one body. And each part of the body belongs to all the other parts. We all have gifts. They differ according to the grace God has given to each of us.”  — Romans 12:5-6 Saying Yes to Wisdom When the Kanombo Church of Central…

Welcoming the Stranger by Opening their Home and Their Hearts: Q&A with Tim and Gretchen Foley

By apearson | November 30, 2022

By Nathan Spencer // How we answer God’s command to welcome the stranger varies from person to person. For Tim and Gretchen Foley, it meant opening the doors of their home on a literal and spiritual level.  Tim, who has traveled extensively in the past, said the experience of being welcomed into another’s home left…

Worth the Wait: A Story of Faith, Perseverance and Love, Despite the Odds

Worth the Wait: Newlywed Refugees Love Remains

By chicagoland | November 30, 2022

For seven years, Congolese refugees (and newlyweds!), Mbimbi and Goreth, didn’t know if they would ever see each other again. Separated by continents, Mbimbi was stuck in Burundi while Goreth resettled and began her new life in America. In spite of the long wait, the two of them never lost hope, their love growing by…

Worth the Wait: A Story of Faith, Perseverance and Love, Despite the Odds

Worth the Wait: A Story of Faith, Perseverance and Love, Despite the Odds

By worldrelief | November 29, 2022

For seven years, Congolese refugees (and newlyweds!), Mbimbi and Goreth, didn’t know if they would ever see each other again. Separated by continents, Mbimbi was stuck in Burundi while Goreth resettled and began her new life in America. In spite of the long wait, the two of them never lost hope, their love growing by…

10 Reasons to Give Thanks Around the World

10 Reasons to Give Thanks Around the World

By worldrelief | November 22, 2022

As followers of Jesus, we are called to be people of hope — to “know the hope to which [Jesus] has called [us]” (Eph. 1:18) and to “hold unswervingly” to it (Heb. 10:23). How, then, can we cultivate and embody hope even in the midst of the world’s suffering?  According to some experts, the answer…

Giving Thanks – North Texas

By kwhaley | November 18, 2022

Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the ways the Lord has shown His faithfulness in our lives. Some of our North Texas staff reflect on what they are thankful for this season. I’m thankful for our Afghan refugees sharing their lives and stories with us. I have learned so much from their resilience…

World Relief Quad Cities Announces Partnership With Quad City Symphony Orchestra to Celebrate Music Across Cultures

By eparrigin | November 18, 2022

11/18/2022 CONTACT: Baylee Lakey baylee.lakey@pinkston.co 580-374-1734 QUAD CITIES (November 18, 2022) – World Relief Quad Cities (WRQC) announced today its partnership with Quad City Symphony Orchestra (QCSO) to present the musical programming series Masterworks III: Ode to Guitar on December 3, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. and December 4 at 2:00 p.m. at the Adler Theater.…

10 years of World Relief Memphis: Hussam’s Story

By krspencer | November 17, 2022

Over the ten years World Relief Memphis has been in operation, we have had the privilege of serving hundreds of refugees, asylees, and other vulnerable immigrants. Over the past couple of months, we reached out to some of the first families and individuals we welcomed, to our newest arrivals. Hussam and his family’s story is…

10 yrs of World Relief Memphis: QaQa and Josephine

By krspencer | November 17, 2022

Over the ten years World Relief Memphis has been in operation, we have had the privilege of serving hundreds of refugees, asylees, and other vulnerable immigrants. Over the past couple of months, we reached out to some of the first families and individuals we welcomed, to our newest arrivals. One of the first families we…

10 years of World Relief Memphis: David’s Story

By krspencer | November 17, 2022

Over the ten years World Relief Memphis has been in operation, we have had the privilege of serving hundreds of refugees, asylees, and other vulnerable immigrants. Over the past couple of months, we reached out to some of the first families and individuals we welcomed, to our newest arrivals. David and his family’s story is…

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