World Refugee Day Celebration

KRM Mission & Highlights

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  • A group of UofL students created a video highlighting KRM & our work.
  • They won their class competition & a donation saying, "KRM could help more refugees find a safe and accepting place to call home and a second chance to rewrite their story."

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Pedal Power Project

Bicycles for Refugees

Pedal Power Project

  • Beargrass Christian Church
  • Used bicycles needed
  • Will be reconditioned for gifts to refugees at KRM

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Shop at Beaded Treasures

Come Visit Us !

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Elder Program Interview

KET Louisville Life

Furniture Donations

Donations Request

Urgent Request for Arriving Refugee Families

  • Cribs
  • Car Seats

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Shop for Refugees at KRM

Shop For Those In Need

  • Blankets, Bus Passes, Winter Clothing
  • Sponsor a Refugee Family
  • Medical Assistance, Groceries, Utility Assistance

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Faith Grows
By Risk

This is the story of Kentucky Refugee Ministries, a resettlement agency based in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky.
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Shopping for Refugees

Refugees depend on the generous donations of people like you to assist them in rebuilding their lives.
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Help Refugee Families

We have many families in need of additional assistance.


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Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Inc. (KRM), a non-profit organization, is dedicated to providing resettlement services to refugees through community and agency-based co-sponsorship in order to promote self-sufficiency and successful integration into our community. KRM is committed to offering access to community resources and opportunities and to promoting awareness of diversity for the benefit of the whole community.