Today, there are over 80 million people around the globe who have been forced, or made the painful choice, to leave their home. After years of fleeing violence, famine and extreme poverty, their greatest hope is that they’ll find a safe place to rebuild their lives and call home.
Sadly, this hope remains unattainable for many of our immigrant neighbors who feel marginalized, lonely and afraid. Rather than finding opportunities to flourish, many are losing hope as they struggle to overcome unexpected vulnerabilities and systemic barriers to integration.
You Can Help Make a Difference
If you’re like us, this breaks your heart. And you want to know what you can do to help.
Here’s the good news. When you join us today, you can.
At World Relief, we’ve welcomed, advocated for, and helped integrate over 400,000 immigrants in vulnerable situations to communities all across our nation. And we’ve done so with the help of bold and compassionate women and men just like you.
You can join our global network of over 95,000 volunteers positively impacting our world by dedicating your time and resources as a volunteer.
You can seek justice and mercy for the most vulnerable, using your voices to influence those in positions of power who can save lives.
When you give today, you join us in bringing hope, healing and restoration to millions of suffering men, women and children around the globe.
With your help, we can continue helping immigrants in vulnerable situations in the United States find hope and rebuild their lives, creating communities of love and welcome that we all feel proud to be a part of.
Here’s how we do it:
Provide vital services
We provide newly arrived refugees and other immigrants with access to basic necessities and begin them on the journey to belonging through english classes, immigration legal services, employment services, and more.
Build just and welcoming communities
We equip churches and community members with the information they need to educate, advocate and take action on behalf of our immigrant neighbors. And we work to change systems and resulting injustices that marginalize refugees and other immigrants in the U.S.
Bring people together
We connect churches and community members with immigrant families to foster transformative relationships, where both new and long-term community members flourish and find a sense of unity and belonging.
"There are so many different facets of life that are impacted when starting over in a new nation and that is overwhelming even in the best of circumstances, so I appreciate that World Relief really aims to cater to the whole person and family, regardless of age or stage. I'm generally a helpful kind of person so I've loved being able to jump in and lend a hand wherever help or my skills were needed!"
-Sara, World Relief Volunteer
"World Relief covered our rent for the first few months and helped me find a job. They drove me to interviews and helped so much. Years later we are still in touch with people from World Relief. They made us feel so welcome!"
- Irina, World Relief Client
"Working with World Relief for the last five years allowed me to see the direct impact on the most vulnerable in our local community. Making personal connection through being a good neighbor has been transformational for both sides.""
-Paul, World Relief Donor
News & Stories
February 22, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.email@example.com(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE — World Relief is grieved and shocked by the recent attack on the UN’s World Food Programme (WFP) convoy in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Luca Attanasio, Italy’s ambassador to the Congo since 2017, was killed, as well as an Italian police officer and their Congolese driver….
February 19, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.firstname.lastname@example.org(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE – Despite the many hardships and challenges presented by the pandemic in 2020, World Relief found new and innovative ways to serve the most vulnerable to meet their evolving needs. World Relief’s teams proactively addressed the COVID-19 crisis in some of the world’s most volatile places both internationally…
World Relief Thanks Retiring Scott Arbeiter and Tim Breene for Leadership and Service, Announces Replacement Search
February 12, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.email@example.com(703) 388-6734 BALTIMORE – Today, World Relief’s Board of Directors announced the upcoming retirement of Scott Arbeiter, president, and Tim Breene, CEO, at the end of the summer and expressed deep gratitude for their sacrificial service and extraordinary commitment to World Relief’s mission, staff, partners and clients. The duo has collectively…
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