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Prayer for Syria and Turkey After Devastating Earthquakes

By kmcglynn | February 8, 2023

Join World Relief Chicagoland in lifting up a prayer for Syria and Turkey. On February 6, 2023, two earthquakes caused enormous destruction. Currently, thousands of people have died and many thousands more are injured or missing. The process of rebuilding homes, businesses, and lives will take many years.  Within our community at World Relief Chicagoland,…

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Updates on President Biden’s Immigration / Refugee Executive Orders & Day 1 Immigration Bill

By mlummus | January 28, 2021

Below are the Executive Orders signed by President Biden that affect refugees and other immigrants, and/or the work of World Relief. To view the full list of Executive Orders and actions, click here. Immigration Repeal Muslim Ban​: rescinds Muslim Ban…

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An Open Letter

By mlummus | January 15, 2021

[Summary Letter Here] To the people we serve at World Relief, We want to express our unwavering support to you and express our deep grief over the events of January 6th, when a group of rioters attacked the U.S. Capitol.…

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A Letter to Our Clients

By mlummus | January 15, 2021

We at World Relief are sad about the events of Jan 6th at the U.S. Capitol.   We know that many of you may be scared as you saw the violence at the Capitol. This may look like the situation you…

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Loving Patient Care

By mlummus | December 16, 2020

December 16, 2020 Article by Robert Carroll In this month’s feature, read how an immigrant from Sierra Leone is now using her skill as a nurse, and her compassion for people in need, to help a refugee woman with her years-long…

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On the Front Lines

By dchen | November 23, 2020

May 27, 2020 Article by Robert Carroll In this month’s feature, read how twin sisters from Iran went from religious refugees who couldn’t speak English to important front line workers in the fight against COVID-19. Click here for COVID-19 resources in over 20…

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Sharing the Love: Brenda’s Story

By dchen | November 23, 2020

July 30, 2020 Article by Emily Miller, World Relief Staff Member Our feature this month is a story of perpetual giving. Read how a young woman has overcome obstacles during the pandemic and is now mobilizing support for others in…

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