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Ways to Pray

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances.   – 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18  As an organization motivated by Christian faith to serve those in vulnerable situations, World Relief Chicagoland believes in the power of prayer to transform lives and communities. This fall, will you join the community of staff, church partners, and individuals praying for lasting change…

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As you may have seen in the news, U.S. troops have withdrawn from Afghanistan, leaving many questions as to what happens next, how World Relief Chicagoland is responding, and how you can help. Susan Sperry, Executive Director of World Relief Chicagoland, sat down to help answer some of these questions. What happens now that U.S.…

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August 26, 2021 CONTACT:Lauren Carllauren.carl@pinkston.co703-388-6734 BALTIMORE — Today, August 26, a series of terrorist attacks near Kabul’s airport took the lives of over 60 Afghans and 12 U.S. troops. These attacks were carried out at the site of an ongoing evacuation of vulnerable U.S. citizens, green card holders, and vulnerable Afghans, efforts led by the…

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Because of your generosity, we were able to meet our matching gift in 48 hours! Your donations are helping bringing hope, healing and restoration right here in Chicagoland. Dollar for dollar, your donation to World Relief Chicagoland will be matched up to $7,500 Check out the “why” behind the opportunity you have to double your…

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As a trained nurse and child development worker from a country in West Africa, Yao came to the United States on a scholarship to gain further education in psychology and counseling. He brought those skills to his work as a volunteer tutor with World Relief, where he met a little boy named Abdul who changed…

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There are many tasks that face us each new day. For example, maybe you are someone who makes a weekly to-do list to keep everything organized. When you take time to go over your calendar and prepare for the week, what does your schedule look like? Those of us who are immigrants and who are…

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World Relief staff member, Jerome Bizimana, became a U.S. citizen after his struggle to escape hate and violence in what felt at times like a hopeless quest for peace.

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At World Relief, we like to say that the immigration system is like navigating a maze that is also a minefield. There are lots and lots of ways that you can go wrong and irreparably damage your chances to reach your goal of becoming a permanent resident or Citizen of the United States. One aspect…

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