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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

Meeting New Neighbors: First Impressions

August 17, 2022

Balinda. Anzhella. Rezvan. Ibadallah. Aziz. Ivan. Massuda. Elena. Haitham. Ivan. Abdul. Andrey. Morella. Halima. Viktorya. Just saying the names of…

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Alexis Dubreuil: Intern Reflection

April 7, 2022

I’ve always considered it a blessing to have been raised in an environment that exposed me to different types of…

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Stories of the Season: Former Refugee Serves on Two Reserves

December 24, 2021

Ehblu recently graduated Spokane Police Department’s reserve training. This is his story. “My name’s Ehblu. I was a refugee. I…

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Stories of the Season: Mustaba’s Restaurant

December 21, 2021

This Christmas season, we’re celebrating the accomplishments of former refugees in our community. This is the story of Mustaba and…

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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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