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Helping Our Afghan Allies

welcoming and advocating for those in greatest danger

Creating Communities

of love and welcome with our immigrant neighbors.

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[RE]BUILD

Together, we're rebuilding communities of love and welcome.

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

 

At World Relief, we’ve welcomed, advocated alongside, and supported over 400,000 immigrants in vulnerable situations as they choose how to integrate into communities all across the nation.

And we’ve done so with the help of bold and compassionate neighbors just like you.

 

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Volunteer

You can join our global network of over 95,000 volunteers positively impacting our world by dedicating your time and resources as a volunteer.

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Advocate

You can seek justice and mercy for those in vulnerable situations by using your voices to influence those in positions of power.

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Give

When you give today, you join us in working for justice, equity, healing and restoration for millions of individuals suffering and experiencing oppression 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
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
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. We work to change systems and resulting injustices that marginalize refugees and other immigrants in the U.S. 

People
Bring people together 

We connect newcomers to individuals, groups, and faith communities to foster transformative relationships, where both new and long-term community members flourish and find a sense of unity and belonging.

“More than an immigrant support organization, World Relief and its partners make us feel like we are part of a group of friends. They are a blessing from God to our family. May God bless the gift of your service so that you can continue to be a blessing for other immigrants. Thank you!”

- Rivero Tarre Family, World Relief Clients

“I see little glimpses of God’s kingdom through watching people help one another by extending small kindnesses and in the joyful moments sharing life together.”

-Alison, World Relief Volunteer

News & Stories

A growing family

The following is a reflection written by Liz Hadley, Employment Specialist at World Relief Seattle. Pulling up to the McGlashan’s house, it seems as though you’re looking at the perfect retirement set up: a lovely house set on a quiet suburban street with two massive golden retrievers bounding out the front door. Their home appears to…

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What’s going on at the border?

The following is a reflection written by John Miller, Immigration Specialist at World Relief Seattle. He is accredited by the Department of Justice to practice immigration law.  Things have felt a little different for me since I’ve been back from Mexico.  It’s hard now to read these ideologically-charged news stories about “The Wall” and “The…

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A Myth of Scarcity

The following reflection is written by World Relief Seattle intern, Aubrey Payne. Aubrey spends her days with World Relief accompanying people on appointments, helping out in English class, building relationships with newcomers, and otherwise assisting in the resettlement process. Every day that I spend with the participants at World Relief, I am reminded of the…

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