“H-Town.” Houston. Home of the Astros, 2017 MLB World Champs. A city known for its barbecue, queso, world-class medical centers, oil tycoons, art and Beyoncé. There are many reasons for its 3 million residents to be proud to call Houston home"
Houston Rockets and the Barbara Bush Foundation partner with Amaanah!
Dayana Halawo, a former refugee, and current Awesome Academy Instructor is accompanied by her husband and two children after throwing the opening pitch at the Houston Astros game on July 31st. She did an amazing job! Read more about Dayanas journey.
Great news! Our Austin Awesome Academy is expanding to 5 AISD schools this fall. We are looking for work-study eligible students at UT Austin who would like to work at the Awesome Academy. For more information, check out the work study job board at UT. For any other part-time employment opportunities, please contact Austin@refugeelink.com.
The Houston Rockets have been great supporters of Amaanah's work in the city. We would like to give a special thank you to Leslie Alexander for his generous contributions to Amaanah and other organizations in the city. Go Rockets!!
Two students from our Austin Awesome Academy were recognized at our Rays of Change in Austin. They were nominated by their teachers and Awesome Academy instructors. We are so proud of their accomplishments so far and hope for many more in the future!
This summer, Amaanah will revolutionize the way you volunteer with resettled refugees! Stay tuned. Sign up to our mailing list below. We can't wait!
Islamic Relief USA has been supporting Amaanah's work for many years now. This year Islamic Relief USA is launching a campaign to package food boxes and feed communities across this country. 2,500 of those boxes will be distributed to resettled refugees in Houston and Austin through Rock the Block 2017!