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Leaving Ukraine: The Ochkur Family

November 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Leaving Ukraine: The Ochkur Family

The Ochkur Family – Slava, Iryna and three-year-old Olivia – had been working on their immigration to the United States from Ukraine for four years. Slava needed one last stamp on his documents, and then the airline tickets could be issued. They expected to get the call any day. Instead, on February 24, 2022, they…

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Our Stories

Volunteer Feature: Janine

September 14, 2022

“We are all called to live out our faith. Why help the next person? Because that is what God called…

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Ibad: One Year after the Fall of Afghanistan

September 8, 2022

A year ago, the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. Ibad shares his story of leaving Afghanistan and starting over in Spokane.

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Welcome Home, Rezvan!

September 1, 2022

“Our whole lives were like moving from city to city or from country to country.” – Rezvan

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Anzhella’s Story: Do Unto Others

August 25, 2022

“My mom was so grateful. Even for the littlest things, she would say, ‘Thank you God!’ She would appreciate everything.”…

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In the Media

World Relief’s New Education Center

September 8, 2022

The inaugural class, which started last week, is a computer class for 15 Afghan women.

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World Relief Spokane expecting hundreds of refugees

September 15, 2021

Kevin Benson, Director of Development at World Relief Spokane, talked about the multifaceted challenges faced by the agency and Afghan refugees. By KHQ

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