Bands for Refugees - Success!
Written by Megan Carson
We'll have more details coming soon of how our Bands for Refugees Event went tonight, but for now we simply want to send out a huge
Thank you to all who volunteered time, talents, and gifts! And, to everyone who attended, thank you for the gift of your presence! Those who are refugees among us (in person and online) see your presence and it sends them a message that there are people who care! Keep showing up! Keep speaking out!
Please accept our humble thanks for joining your voices with ours and with our refugee friends! We need all who are willing to continue to raise their voices, echoing the truths about refugees. The world needs to hear their truth and your voice can be a voice of truth, of compassion, of change.
**NOTE: If you have photos from tonight, please share them with us! #BandsForRefugees
**AND, if there's anything about the event that you'd like to share with us, we'd LOVE to hear how you were affected by this event! Send us a message through FB Messenger or through our website: https://tsosrefugees.org/conta...
Bands for Refugees
USAHello.org and Welcome.US: Two Helpful Online Tools for our Refugee Friends and U.S. Locals who are Welcoming them
Resettling into a new country can be more challenging when you don't know where to turn for help. USAHello.org makes information and resources available to those who have newly arrived in the United States. Welcome.US matches resettlement agencies' in-kind needs with businesses and community leaders who want to help.
As of 31 December 2021, more than 52,000 Afghan evacuees have been resettled in communities across the country. These resettlement efforts are led by the Department of State in close coordination with more than 290 local resettlement affiliates. The remaining approximately 22,500 vulnerable Afghans await resettlement at 5 military bases in the U.S.
TUNE IN JAN 6 & JAN 19 FOR INFO ON HOW YOU CAN HELP IN YOUR AREA.