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Expansion Updates

World Relief Spokane is expanding. The Washington address is now closed. The new corporate office is now open. Located at 11707 E Sprague Ave, Suite 106, Spokane Valley, 99206.

Welcoming Refugees & Immigrants

It starts with you.



103 million people forcibly displaced

32.5 million refugees fleeing violence and persecution. They need safety. They need peace. They need the building blocks for a new life. You can be part of the community that welcomes them and helps them flourish.

Make an Impact

Since 1992, World Relief Spokane has welcomed nearly 12,000 refugees and other new arrivals. But we haven’t done it alone. It takes volunteers, landlords, employers, churches and friends. Join this welcoming community today.
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How much do you know about immigration? About refugees? Step 1 is to listen and learn. Hear their stories. Put yourself in their shoes.

Give Monthly

 Help us provide the wraparound services new arrivals need to flourish.




Whatever your skill set, we need it. Be a driver. Be a conversation partner. Be a friend. And learn from someone a little different from you.  

With your help, we can make Spokane one of the most welcoming cities on the planet.

“As a young family with three children, we have lived as strangers in Kenya. We remember the challenges of language and adapting to a new culture. The nationals who helped us and prayed for us are still close friends these decades later. We donate to World Relief Spokane because the staff and volunteers are the hands and feet of Jesus welcoming strangers to our community.”

- Dr. Sam and Judy Palpant, donors

Two-Way Benefit

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Refugees Receive Vital Services

New arrivals receive help with housing, cultural orientation, training in public transportation, and access to educational services like financial literacy and conversation club so they can become self-sufficient.

Our Community Prospers

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.

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Latest Articles

Jenny Brown is the Health Advocate at World Relief.

How Jenny Helps Refugees Navigate the American Healthcare System

She has accompanied families to MRI scans or the ER, and even held the hand of a mother as she gave birth to her first child.

The Cycle of Service: Art Gives Back to His New Community

The Cycle of Service: Art Gives Back to His New Community

I came here to help the people who helped me before. There are a lot of immigrants who need help, and I can help new generation immigrants. And I hope that new generation immigrants will help and the future will, and the future…

Christabel teaches computer classes at the Education Center.

Making a Difference in a New Land: How One International Student Supports Refugees

Christabel’s arrival in Washington was filled with surprises. First, in Spokane, she experienced snow for the first time, accompanied by freezing temperatures. Brrrr. Then, when she made it to Cheney, she was met with silence. Accustomed to the busy streets of her home in Accra, the capital of Ghana, this small town felt unusually quiet….


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