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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

Coffee with a Dreamer

July 20, 2020

Last week, we sat down with Denisse Lopez-Arce, a local CNA, medical interpreter and COVID-19 front-line hero working at Sacred…

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Still Good: Reflections on Good Friday in a Pandemic

April 10, 2020

Two years ago I was visiting a refugee camp on Good Friday.  It was my fourth and final day hiking…

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‘God is a God of Mercy’

March 9, 2020

How Justin Kalumuna survived a military attack, brought his family to safety and rebuilt his life in the U.S. Part…

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Computer scientist starts new life in Spokane

August 16, 0016

As a self-described “tech guy,” it’s no secret that Idris loves computers. With his passion for technology and bachelor’s in…

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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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