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How it Started, How it’s Growing: World Relief Sacramento’s Welcome Club

February 10, 2021 | Comments Off on How it Started, How it’s Growing: World Relief Sacramento’s Welcome Club

In 2018, World Relief Sacramento volunteers Becca and Luke Voight began connecting with refugee youth at a local park. What started as an informal gathering has now grown into a robust program called The Welcome Club.  The Welcome Club partners with four area elementary schools to serve upwards of 100 students. Itoffers space for immigrant kids to ‘just be…

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When Persistence Pays Off

December 17, 2020

Our refugee women’s English class had been in session for two weeks when they came, a couple from Afghanistan inquiring…

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Bringing Our Voices Together

July 31, 2019

Our office just wrapped up its second year of World Refugee Day celebrations where we partnered with local organizations to commemorate the…

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Pedal to Resettle Rider Highlight: Meet Paul Sassenrath

March 28, 2019

Paul is a World Relief Sacramento volunteer, advisory council member and a Pedal to Resettle 2019 rider. We asked him…

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Reflections from the US-Mexico Border

February 4, 2019

Last week World Relief Sacramento’s Office Director, Kerry Ham, visited asylum seekers at the United States-Mexico border. He and pastors…

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Winter Cup 2018

December 12, 2018

Saturday, December 8th, we hosted our first refugee youth soccer tournament—The Winter Cup 2018—at the San Juan Soccer Club Futsal facility in…

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Journeys to Belonging

November 20, 2018

This month we hosted our first storytelling night, “Journeys to Belonging,” at Beatnik Studios in downtown Sacramento. Over 200 attendees…

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