Here at World Relief of the Triangle, things can get so busy that it is hard to find time for the small things, such as maintaining the vehicles that we use each day to transport clients. We want to thank Vic and Bob, two volunteers who helped to clean and repair our three vehicles. Clients...

03 Jul 2013

Nathan and his family were first introduced to Leng Mang’s family after an urgent email was sent out late one Friday night from World Relief of the Triangle asking for brief housing while a refugee family’s apartment was being prepared. “My wife and I decided this would be a...

19 Jun 2013

To start a business is difficult, but to do so as a resettled refugee seems it would be nearly impossible. However, Saba and her husband Ammar would face the challenges of this task with open arms. Their family came to the U.S. from Egypt in February as refugees resettled by World Relief of the...

03 Jun 2013

I Was a Stranger: Celebrating volunteer ministry to refugees On Friday, April 5th, World Relief Durham refugees and volunteers gathered together for an appreciation event. Volunteers were able to eat, hear and share stories, and meet other volunteers. The night was full of examples of how God is...

12 Apr 2013

In refugee resettlement, success takes on different meanings. To some, success is getting a job or developing community, and to others, it is rebuilding their lives. This Burmese refugee family has experienced all of these aspects of success through the help of World Relief Durham volunteers. The...

18 Mar 2013

Shawn and Annie Hirsch first got involved with World Relief Durham in the fall of 2012. Since then, in partnership with their Good Neighbor Team, they have seen the positive power of building good relationships with refugees for relief and development. Their Good Neighbor Team (GNT) formed shortly...

08 Mar 2013

The current status of Burmese refugees in Thailand is changing quickly. The past 7 years have been spent resettling more than 65,000 Burmese refugees from camps in Thailand into the U.S. As a result of the large-scale resettlement project, Burmese refugees eligible for resettlement has decreased...

06 Feb 2013

 On Saturday, December 8, 2012, more than 200 refugees gathered at our Welcome to the Neighborhood photography event to celebrate their different cultures and build relationships with volunteers.  The afternoon featured free photographs of refugees, food, and a talent show. As refugees...

28 Jan 2013

The need for volunteers and resources here at World Relief of the Triangle is continuous. However, today we need immediate help. One of our refugee families, who is hard at work participating in ESL and job training classes, is in dire need of financial assistance. Family members recently lost...

23 Jan 2013

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