Skip to content

News & Stories

9 Things You Need to Know About Private Sponsorship

February 6, 2023 |
Heart graphic overlay refugee family dinner table

On January 19th, the Biden Administration announced a new private sponsorship program for refugees called The Welcome Corps. Through Welcome Corps, everyday Americans can directly sponsor refugees who are being resettled in the U.S.  Today, there are an estimated 103 million displaced people globally, including 32.5 million refugees. Forced from their homes and separated from…

Read More

Volunteer Appreciation: A Lifetime of Friendship

April 1, 2021

When Donald and Joyce Halterman first learned about WRQC’s mission through their church in July of 2019, they felt compelled…

Read More

On the Basis that You Can Give

April 1, 2021

Meghan Arshad celebrated the end of her six-month commitment through World Relief’s Cultural Partnership Team (CPT) program on Saturday, March…

Read More

Sharing Culture and Experiences Through Volunteering

April 1, 2021

Susan Llewellyn said one of the first things she learned while volunteering for World Relief was about rice. She started…

Read More

Overcoming Food Insecurity

April 1, 2021

Quad City native Shirley Johnson enjoys going on hikes and bike rides outside, even stopping along her way to pick…

Read More

The Path to Citizenship

April 1, 2021

Volunteer Autumn Gross does a little bit of everything. Throughout her seven and a half years at World Relief Quad…

Read More

Compassion, Consideration, and Social Justice

April 1, 2021

Dr. Chris Strunk is a Professor of Geography at Augustana College, and this spring he decided to create a partnership…

Read More

Stay Up to Date

Enter your name and email address to receive World Relief Quad Cities news and updates, including events, volunteer opportunities, donation needs, our monthly newsletter and more.

Subscribe

* indicates required

Site Designed and Developed by 5by5 - A Change Agency