Activist Wai Wai Nu Visits KRM

  • Human rights advocate and activist Wai Wai Nu (third from left) presents to KRM staff and clients.

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16th Annual Global Gourmet

BBC News Visits KRM

Lunch & Learn

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Furniture Donations

Donations Request

Urgent Request for Arriving Refugee Families

  • Furniture
  • Household items

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Cultural Exchange & Mentoring

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  • Volunteer or mentor at KRM. Help with ESL, office work, at the warehouse, or become a mentor with our youth, adult and elderly clients!
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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 For Those In Need

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  • Sponsor a Refugee Family
  • Medical Assistance, Groceries, Utility Assistance

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Elder Program Interview

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World Refugee Day Celebration

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