Some of Salt Lake County's newest residents are small business owners, school employees and junior high students. And they're 12,000 miles from home.
In Fayetteville, Ark. this March, volunteers were on their way to set up an apartment, cars loaded with linens, lamps, crockery and canned food, when they were abruptly told to turn around. The refugee family from the Democratic Republic of Congo would not be coming.
Join us as we celebrate 10 years of service to resettled refugees in Texas! A limited number of individual tickets are now on sale for Rays of Change 2018! Visit https://refugeelink.com/rays-of-change/ to reserve your seat.
May and June are going to be busy months for the Amaanah Team in Houston and Austin. Rock The Blocks, Eat for Amaanah's, and Rays of Change 2018 are around the corner. We would love your participation. For a complete list of events and details, visit www.fb.com/amaanahrefugees
A deserving single mother in our Transformed program is now a car owner! Thanks to our generous donors and hard working team for making this happen. To learn more about Transformed, please visit www.refugeelink.com/transformed
National Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning gave President Trump 45 letters from her refugee students during a private meeting with him on Wednesday. The 18-year teaching veteran had just delivered a speech at the White House when she found herself with a few private moments with Trump. She handed him the letters in a manila folder titled "Dear Mr. President" and a return address..