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Sharing the Love: Brenda’s Story

November 23, 2020 |

July 30, 2020 Article by Emily Miller, World Relief Staff Member Our feature this month is a story of perpetual giving. Read how a young woman has overcome obstacles during the pandemic and is now mobilizing support for others in need. Brenda’s heart sank when she logged on to her bank’s mobile app. She had been…

8 Things You Should Know About Refugees

June 10, 2021

Can a single eBook help you fully understand the current refugee crisis? No, but we’re hoping it can do one thing—help you get to know refugees. If you’ve seen the stories of refugees in the news and wanted to help them feel loved and supported, but haven’t known where to start… This eBook is for…

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My Life Motto: Becoming a Wounded Healer

June 8, 2021

In March we introduced you to Jenny Park, who became a World Relief volunteer a couple months into COVID-19. Drawing on her own experience as an immigrant and her skills in language tutoring, Jenny provided education support to a young woman from East Africa named Medina. In this post, Jenny shares about how a time…

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Congrats Class of 2021!

June 7, 2021

We at World Releif Chicagoland are so incredibly proud of the senior class of 2021. You faced challenge upon challenge and have done an amazing job! Ahmad Marie Name of High School – West Aurora High School Home Country – Syria How many years have you lived in the United States? – 4 years 10…

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