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,... Continue →
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 ex... Continue →
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 rel... Continue →
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 ... Continue →
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... Continue →
The need for volunteers and resources here at World Relief Durham is continuous. However, today we need immediate help. One of our refugee families, who is hard at work participating in ESL and job tr... Continue →
On Saturday, September 8th, from 9am-3pm, we will be receiving donations at our warehouse located in Durham at 609 Rigsbee Avenue. We also need volunteers to help pick up and sort the items we receiv... Continue →
The UN refugee agency recently released a report on the status of refugees worldwide in 2011, noting some particular trends. I want to highlight two disconcerting trends.
First, in the words of the re... Continue →
We have multiple internships open for the fall–apply now!
Through AmeriCorps, we have two part time, year long positions (900 hours for the program year):
1. Employment Specialist Assistant (rec... Continue →