• Seeking Refuge: On the Shores of the Global Refugee Crisis

    We can’t ignore the refugee crisis—arguably the greatest geopolitical issue of our time—but how do we even begin to respond to something so massive and complex? In Seeking Refuge, three experts from World Relief, an international non-profit specializing in refugee resettlement, offer a practical, well-rounded, well-researched

  • We Stand With Refugees: Respond to the Syrian Crisis

    The United States recently reached its goal of accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees, with a new goal to increase this number in the next year. Learn how to pray, give, advocate, welcome and mobilize in response to this crisis. World Relief is working with local churches in Jordan, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Germany and the U.S to provide relief and development efforts

  • Register Your Kroger Card and Raise Money for WRD and the Refugee Community

    Register your Kroger Plus Card for the Community Rewards Program (selecting WRD as your partner organization), and every time you swipe your card at Kroger, a portion of the money you spend will be matched and donated to World Relief Durham. This does not cost you anything. Click the photo to learn more. 

  • Looking for a Short-Term or a Long-Term Volunteer Opportunity?

    We offer several different volunteer opportunities: greeting refugees at the airport, welcoming refugees to the U.S. by setting up their first apartment, partnering with refugees to visit them weekly, and organize clothing and donations for incoming refugees. Click the photo for more information on getting started as a WRD volunteer. 

  • Clunkers for Refugees

    Are you interested in donating your old car to refugees? Give your old vehicle a new purpose by donating it through our car donation program. Your vehicle will empower refugees to become self-sufficient members of our communities.

  • Donate Welcome Kits for Incoming Refugee Apartments

    Refugees often flee their homes at a moment’s notice. They arrive at the airport with few belongings, a difficult past and high hopes for the future. Welcome Kits provide the basic household items they need for their new start in a place of safety.

  • Transformation Happens Through Relationship

    Kate Magee, a UNC medical student, realized that cross-cultural relationships changed her life while living in East Africa. See how Kate's life is an example of transformation happening through relationship.

S.E.R.V.E. Toolkit

Have a question about refugee resettlement or volunteering? Check out the S.E.R.V.E. Toolkit, which is a collection of resources that exists to "Serve Each Refugee and Volunteer Effectively.

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WRD Newsletter Archive

World Relief Durham’s newsletter archive is a source for updates, events and information.

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