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Your Family is Coming: The Long Road to Reunion for Refugees

By aray | June 14, 2022 |
Your Family is Coming

Everyday, people like Ibrahim make the painful decision to leave their homes due to persecution, conflict, violence, human rights violations and climate-related factors. Their journeys are often marked by loss, separation and worry for those left behind.  For ten years, Ibrahim carried the weight of being separated from his family. This is his story of…

From Volunteers to Friends through Welcome

By aray | April 25, 2022 | Comments Off on From Volunteers to Friends through Welcome

Volunteers Nancy Montgomery and Peter Jennings share their journeys as active World Relief Triad partners working to build relationships with Afghan immigrants through producing a message of holistic, sustainable change and welcome to their community. The Journey to Volunteering For Good Neighbor Team members Nancy Montgomery and Peter Jennings, they can trace their desire to…

World Relief Welcomes Announcement of Ukrainian Refugee Resettlement and Humanitarian Assistance, Urges Broader Welcome

By aray | March 30, 2022 |
World Refugee Day 2022 Marks Historic Displacement Levels, World Relief Calls For Increased Global Response Efforts

March 24, 2022 CONTACT:Audrey Gardenaudrey.garden@pinkston.co571-405-1606 BALTIMORE – Today, President Biden announced a plan to admit as many as 100,000 Ukrainians to the United States as refugees and through other means. In addition, the United States is committing to provide more than $1 billion in new funding towards humanitarian assistance for those affected by Russia’s war in…

Community Partner Highlight: How a High-Schooler Mobilized Her Church to Donate 1,600 Pounds of Food

By aray | March 15, 2022 | Comments Off on Community Partner Highlight: How a High-Schooler Mobilized Her Church to Donate 1,600 Pounds of Food

When assigned a year-long research project for her senior year of high school, Kamree Anderson knew exactly what topic to choose. What she didn’t know is that she would use this project to inspire long-term change. Where It All Began Senior Kamree knew for the subject of her final, ~15-page paper, she would have to…

Growing with Gratitude

By aray | March 1, 2022 | Comments Off on Growing with Gratitude

A word of reflection by Executive Director of World Relief Triad, Rob Cassell. As we begin 2022, two main themes have been constant for the past few months going into the new year. They are gratitude and growth.  Gratitude Both World Relief and our clients have felt incredibly loved by our community.  As we welcomed…

Celebrating our Employee of the Year for 2021, Kara Hernandez

By aray | January 7, 2022 | Comments Off on Celebrating our Employee of the Year for 2021, Kara Hernandez

Read below to learn more about Kara’s journey to World Relief, and how she continues to bless our staff, clients, and community! As we look forward to welcoming more immigrant, refugee, and survivor neighbors in this new year, we still take time to reflect on the hard work of our team from the previous one.…

Refugee family settles in Winston-Salem after long journey from Afghanistan.

By aray | January 3, 2022 | Comments Off on Refugee family settles in Winston-Salem after long journey from Afghanistan.

Recent arrival and client of World Relief Triad, Ali Rahmani shares his story about his journey from Afghanistan. World Relief Triad works to integrate refugees and immigrants, like Ali, in their transition to the United States. But this is not the client’s first time being displaced. The first time, he said, was when he was…

God tells us to welcome the stranger. It’s time to give immigrants a path to citizenship

By aray | December 14, 2021 | Comments Off on God tells us to welcome the stranger. It’s time to give immigrants a path to citizenship

Graham Aitken, Pastor of Mobilization and Outreach at The Heart in Boone, NC, speaks on his experience as an immigrant coming to the United States as a kid, and why the Evangelical Christian should care for the stranger. Now a pastor in Boone, North Carolina, Aitken is grateful for his opportunity to become a permanent…

Resettled: One Woman’s Journey Beyond Rebuilding

By aray | December 9, 2021 |
Resettled: One Woman’s Journey Beyond Rebuilding

As the number of refugees arriving in the U.S. continues to increase in the coming months, we invite you to partner with us as we welcome them. Today, we’re excited to give you a glimpse at the lasting change that can happen when we move together. A Crossing of Paths At World Relief, we’re honored…

Receiving to Give: Agali’s Story

By aray | November 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Receiving to Give: Agali’s Story

As a client of World Relief and recipient of locally raised funds, Agali realizes the impact that the community had in shaping his story. The Hopeful Journey Following his arrival to the United States on September 27th, Agali didn’t know when he would work again. Settling in the United States consumed the next month of his and…

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