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There is a crisis happening at the U.S. Southern border. Yet together, we can provide hope, healing and restoration to the suffering.

1979–World Relief launches its refugee resettlement ministry, helping Vietnamese boat people adjust to life in America.

The work started with Grady and Evelyn Mangham, retired missionaries with a heart for service and Vietnam. World Relief’s new resettlement program welcomed 1,000 refugees in its first six months, and has been responding to the world’s crises ever since.

 

“Those ten years with World Relief [the Manghams retired from World Relief in the late 1980s] were the highlight of our lives. It was such an emotional and great time for us and it grew so fast that we always had a challenge, always had to get some new help, always got to watch some miracle. We wouldn’t trade them for anything!”

– Evelyn Mangham


Today

In total, World Relief has welcomed over 250,000 refugees from more than 85 countries.  
In 2016 alone, over 20,000 people were served by World Relief’s refugee and immigration services:

9,760+

Refugees resettled in the United States by World Relief

8,140+

Clients provided with legal services

3,300+

Individuals educated about human trafficking

3,000+

Volunteers working in Refugee & Immigration Services

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