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World Relief Urges International Community to Assist and Protect Vulnerable Afghans


August 16, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE – Following the Taliban takeover of the Afghan capital of Kabul over the weekend, World Relief is concerned about the increasing vulnerability of the…

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World Relief Triad Receives Grant From Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust for Community Health Empowerment Project


August 10, 2021 CONTACT:Audrey 405-1606 HIGHPOINT, N.C. – World Relief Triad is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust. With…

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World Relief Announces New Office in Western New York, Expands Services Available to Refugees in Region


July 27, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Today, World Relief announces a new office in Rochester, New York. The new office, named World Relief Western New York, will…

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World Relief Announces New President and CEO Myal Greene


July 20, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE — World Relief, one of the world’s leading global Christian humanitarian organizations, announced today that its board of directors has approved the appointment…

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World Relief Laments Impact of Court Decision Regarding DACA, Urges Congress to Act


July 16, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE — Today, a federal judge in Texas issued a decision that puts the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program…

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World Relief Celebrates South Sudan’s Ten Year Anniversary of Independence


July 9, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, World Relief celebrates the 10th anniversary of South Sudan’s independence. Throughout its first decade of freedom, South Sudan has been on…

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World Relief Commemorates World Refugee Day 2021


World Relief kicks off a series of week-long initiatives to recognize and support refugees at national and local levels to recognize World Refugee Day on June 20 June 18, 2021…

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World Relief Upstate South Carolina Announces New Office Director, Brandon Baughn


June 17, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 GREENVILLE, S.C. — Today, Brandon Baughn was announced as the new office director of World Relief Upstate South Carolina (SC). Before joining World Relief…

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World Relief Baltimore Unveils New Name and Status Change, Continues Commitment to Serving Immigrants in Maryland and Baltimore as a Field Office


June 3, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Today, World Relief’s Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic revealed its new name: World Relief Baltimore Immigrant Services Office. The Legal Clinic has had…

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World Relief Southern California Announces New Office Director, Heather Kwak


June 2, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Today, Heather Kwak was announced as the new office director of World Relief Southern California. Heather established her career with…

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World Relief Testifies in the Senate on U.S. Refugee Policy and Hong Kong Residents


December 16, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – Yesterday, Jenny Yang, Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief and co-chair of the Advocacy Committee of Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) …

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World Relief Responds to Trump Administration’s Finalized Regulation to Limit Asylum


December 11, 2020 CONTACT:Lauren 388-6734 BALTIMORE  – The Trump administration announced Thursday that it has finalized a regulation that would make it increasingly difficult for individuals to claim asylum…

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