South Sudan: Trying to Find a Home

Several of my husband's friends were recently at a refugee camp, visiting people fleeing the civil war in South Sudan. As people try to escape the violence, they've been heading to islands on the Nile and then becoming stranded there, with no clean water or shelter. Many aid organizations, including [. . .]
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May
2014
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News Story on Refugee Support Services

The Charlotte Observer recently published a story about the awesome work done by our friends at Refugee Support Services. "Thirty-two refugees and 12 volunteers talked as they stood in the back parking lot of Shadowood Apartments near Central Avenue recently, northeast of East Independence Boulevard. They were waiting for the [. . .]
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Want to volunteer? Here's how.

As a volunteer-driven outreach, Make Welcome is dependent on individuals willing to invest time and energy into showing Christ’s love to our students. Whether you love to play with toddlers or prefer to assist in sewing - we can use you! Our class is growing and we currently have a [. . .]
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Not Just a Fundraising Goal

We hoped to raise funds to cover the cost of sewing machines for the students in our class. The fundraising goal was set slightly high in order to bring in the minimum that we needed. But thanks to you, we raised $200 more than what I thought was an ambitious [. . .]
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2014
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Want to be a part of community development? Now is your chance!

Announcing the start of our sewing machine sponsorship drive! When we shared about the need for the students to each own their own machine, many of you were excited and asked how you could help. Well, now it's we've finally launched it. If you want to become a sponsor, head [. . .]
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