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Your Family is Coming: A Refugee Family’s Long Road to Reunion

June 23, 2022 |
Your Family is Coming

Every day, people leave their homes due to persecution, violence, conflict, and climate-related factors. Their journeys to safety are often marked by loss, separation, and worry for those left behind.  For ten years, Ibrahim was separated from his family. This is their story of enduring hope. It’s a beautiful example of one refugee family reunited…

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Stewarding God's Grace

Stewarding God’s Grace: Q&A with Andrea Sheldon Tshihamba

April 20, 2022

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in…

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A Reflection During Volunteer Appreciation Month

April 11, 2022

Along with the coming of spring and the celebration of Easter, April is when World Relief celebrates National Volunteer Appreciation week. A week when we recognize the profound impact of volunteers and the lasting change they bring to our communities.

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Impact in 2021

Impact Report: Key Metrics from the 2021 Year in Review

April 7, 2022

This year, the World Relief Chicagoland community continues walking alongside immigrants and refugees throughout Chicagoland by providing vital services through…

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From Welcomed to Welcomer, Volunteer Appreciation Week

From Welcomed to Welcomer

April 6, 2022

At the end of April, World Relief will celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week, a time to recognize the impact and…

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Partner Spotlight: Greg & Olivia Evans on “Who is my neighbor?”

April 4, 2022

When their children were school-age and began attending the neighborhood school right around the corner, Greg and Olivia Evans quickly…

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Photo Essay: Seamstress

Photo Essay: The Afghan Seamstress Sewing Beautiful Garments in Her New Community

April 2, 2022

Meet Samira On a cold day in the middle of Illinois winter, the home of Samira* and her family has…

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