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Be Still, God has a Calling for Us

Webster Methodist Good Neighbor Team – Jane and Jay’s Experience When we ask the Lord for a way to serve, opportunities will come. Jane Hamway, her husband, and their young children were curious about volunteer opportunities they could experience together as a family. During a mission moment at their church, Eric Lintala (Community Engagement Manager)…

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How Refugees Pursue Their Dreams through Workforce Development: Prapa’s Story

Last year our workforce development team helped over 600 refugees and other immigrants find jobs. Each job placement represents a story full of loss, dreams, and hope. Employment Counselor Kailoni Wegehaupt introduces us to one inspiring family whose grit and determination is paying off as they pursue their goals after years of displacement. After nearly…

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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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Grounded in God’s Vision: Q&A with Aerlande Wontamo

"Ground in God's Vision" text with a photo of Aerlande Wontamo

In January 2023, we welcomed Aerlande Wontamo as World Relief’s new Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs. She recently sat down with us to share how her professional expertise, personal experience and strong sense of calling have uniquely prepared her for this role.  We hope you enjoy hearing from Aerlande as much as we did!…

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The Drivers of Mass Displacement: Ukraine and Beyond

Nyakaar abandoned her home in South Sudan when armed conflict threatened her village. She found safety in the Bentiu Protection of Civilians camp, a U.N.-run camp for internally displaced South Sudanese people where World Relief operates health and nutrition programming. Shortly after arriving, Nyakaar gave birth to her son, Bone. In the world today, a…

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“When You Cook, You Have To Cook From Your Heart”

OPENING THE COMMERCIAL TEACHING KITCHEN IN KING COUNTY Several years ago, World Relief Western Washington (WRWW) hosted a listening session where the local refugee-immigrant community could gather and openly share their needs, struggles, and hopes. What resulted was a dream we decided to help make a reality. With the support of funding from King Conservation…

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