Grand Rapids Refugees

Local nonprofits, communities work to welcome Syrian refugees

by (alexandersinn)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under NEWS

Grand Rapids is welcoming new families of Syrian refugees this year after war that has driven millions from their homes, seeking refuge around the world. Sam Attal, a pathologist living in Ada, Mich., has been helping these refugees adjust to life...

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Refugee support program looking for more volunteers

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 03-13-2014 under NEWS

Thrive: A Refugee Support Program, located at South Wyoming United Methodist Church, is looking for more volunteers to help support local refugees as they adjust to their new life in America.  Thrive’s mission statement is “to...

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