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Called to Empower: Gladys’ Story

April 11, 2024 |

As we leave Women’s History Month and enter Volunteer Appreciation Month, we wanted to share a story that embodies the spirit of both. Gladys Hunt, one of World Relief Memphis’ Good Neighbor Team volunteers, has a heart and calling for refugee empowerment and humanitarian work that is both inspiring and deeply personal. Immigrant Journey Originally…

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Volunteer Highlight: Simeon’s Journey into Youth Mentoring with World Relief Memphis

January 26, 2024

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Simeon Glover, a dedicated youth mentor…

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Living Outside the Box: A Story of Transformation (VIDEO)

December 18, 2023

“Thinking outside of the box” is a phrase often used to praise imaginative and bold ideas. When we need to solve a problem but there’s no clear path forward, our minds are stretched and we are forced to imagine a better way. But what would it look like to not just think outside the box, but to LIVE outside of the box as well? 

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Through the Eyes of a Dreamer: Elena’s Story

October 4, 2023

Compared to the stories of the people World Relief Memphis assists, my family’s story is slightly different. However, throughout this…

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Compassion & Advocacy

September 25, 2023

by Hunter West // Last December I took a trip to the U.S.-Mexico border, led by Abara, a nonprofit faith-based…

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Let’s Learn About: Entrants

September 19, 2023

At World Relief Memphis, we often reflect on America as a country of immigrants and displaced persons. Throughout the generations,…

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Imagine What it Should Be: An Advocacy Q & A

September 13, 2023

World Relief believes the government has a role in promoting peace and justice while also addressing systemic and structural issues that perpetuate extreme poverty and injustice. Learn more about what our advocacy work imagines what the world should be.

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