Recognizing The Refugee Among Us


Submitted 06-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

The sun has set, the evening breeze offering a welcome relief from the merciless heat of the long day. Real solitude has been hard to find these past six months, surrounded in a foreign land by the noise and crowding of thousands of fellow displaced...

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Refugees connect and contribute to the community through Rhododendron Crafts

by (lindsmcholme)

Submitted 03-04-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Jessica Ennis met Bhutanese-Nepali refugees Dik Bir and Dil Maya Powdyel about a year ago through the New Neighbor Program at Bethany Christian Services, where she volunteers as an AmeriCorps Vista member. The first time she visited the Powdyels’...

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Too Far From Home: Refugees in Grand Rapids

by (RedCrossGGR)

Submitted 11-30-2009 under NONPROFITS

Imagine you have been torn apart from everything you know and love. Your home is destroyed and your family is torn apart by armed soldiers. Now, years later, you wonder where your family members are, questioning if they are even alive.   For a...

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