What are Friendship Partners (FP)?
Friendship Partners (FPs) are friends with refugees who assist them in specific areas of need. When refugees arrive to the U.S., they are oftentimes isolated from the greater community or a support system. Friendship Partners (FPs) are individuals who want to love on the refugee community by spending time with them, showing them emotional support and assisting with their adjustment to the U.S. through relationship. FPs are individuals or groups who are partnered with an individual refugee or refugee family, and commit to visiting them every other week for at least six months.