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Meet Nou: Fox Valley Site Director

At the end of 2023, Tami McLaughlin retired as Site Director for World Relief Wisconsin, after 10+ years of service and dedication to the community. In January, we welcomed Nou Huse (pronounced “New”) as the next Site Director for the Fox Valley office.   Nou considers herself to be 1.5 generation Hmong-American. She was born in…

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Love Disrupts: Rodney’s Story

“We are enamored with a gospel that comforts us, but we are rarely drawn to a gospel that disrupts us.”– Eugene Cho, Thou Shall Not Be a Jerk Rodney is a husband and a father. He goes to church and home-schools his kids. He loves God and loves others, but when it came to immigration,…

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Frequently Asked Questions: Refugee Resettlement in the Chippewa Valley

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Who are refugees? Under U.S. and international law, refugees are individuals who are outside of their country of origin who have a well-founded fear of persecution on account of their race, religion, political opinion, national origin or particular social group. Globally, there an estimated 35.3 million refugees who meet this definition. Back in 1980, the…

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World Relief Expands and Rebrands Wisconsin Locations in Response to Growing Displacement Crisis

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMedia Contact: Appleton, WI (October 20, 2023) — World Relief announces a rebrand for its office locations in Appleton and Oshkosh to World Relief Wisconsin. With an expansion to Chippewa Valley this month, the faith-based refugee resettlement and immigrant services agency updated its name to better reflect its regional impact. The first…

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Program Spotlight: Health Services

At World Relief Fox Valley, we take pride in helping our new neighbors not only relocate, but to make sure they are in good health. In a recent interview with Kayla Gomez, the Health Services Manager, she explains our process with helping our new neighbors and what kind of services we offer.   “World Relief Health…

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Top 3 Donation Needs  

We couldn’t be more appreciative for all the donors who have helped our new neighbors feel comfortable when moving into the Fox Valley. We are truly thankful! Although we have equipped so many families with the essentials they need to live an everyday life, the work still continues. In this blog, we will go over…

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Why is the Path Vital to Resettlement in the Fox Valley?

The Path is one way that community members partner with us in this important work of welcoming refugees through giving a monthly gift. Read about one of our Pathmakers today and what drew her to this work. How did you get connected with the work of welcoming refugees?It started years ago when I was hearing…

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A Welcoming Community: Tara’s Volunteer Story

At World Relief we believe in the power of welcoming communities. Read how Tara participates in a welcoming community. When the Taliban took over Kabul Tara saw many news reports about Afghans fleeing the country. The stories of families needing new homes inspired her to want to make a difference in her own community and…

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