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Loving Patient Care

December 16, 2020 |

December 16, 2020 Article by Robert Carroll In this month’s feature, read how an immigrant from Sierra Leone is now using her skill as a nurse, and her compassion for people in need, to help a refugee woman with her years-long health crisis. The name of the patient has been changed for privacy reasons. Life as…

Mother’s Day

May 7, 2021

This Mother’s Day, we want to wish all of our mothers, in all stages of life, a Happy Mother’s Day. We know that motherhood is a blessing, but it’s not without its trials. For many of our families, mothers have made immense sacrifices for their children. Today, we honor and thank you for all that…

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I was Only Thinking of My Kids

May 7, 2021

Four years ago, Maryam and her kids were in a much different situation than today. The family left their home in Dahok, Iraq the year ISIS took over Mosul (50 miles to the south) and killed thousands of Yazidi people in Sinjar (a hundred miles to the west). Maryam didn’t share the details of their departure or why her husband…

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A 3-Minute Peek Into The 2021 Global Gala

April 28, 2021

To access the full-length Global Gala video will all the stories, please email chicagoland@wr.org to request access. To make a donation to help immigrants and refugees rebuild their lives click the donate button at the top of the screen. Thank you!

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