16th Annual Global Gourmet

Lunch & Learn

  • Interested in learning more about KRM and how to get involved? Want to know more about your refugee neighbors?
  • Join us at our next monthly Lunch & Learn event.
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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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KRM United Soccer Team

Support KRM United

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  • Contribute Items

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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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    Rockin Round The World

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    Join Us! There will be a silent auction, and dancing music.

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    Advocacy report: Barriers to citizenship for Refugee Elders

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    Compassion in action! In order to get a better understanding of some challenges Refugee Elders face during and after their resettlement period moving towards citizenship,  IU intern Hannah compiled an overview of the present issues to help advocates prepare in their engagement with legislators, providers and other relevant entities. Get …

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  • Art Show

    Annual Elder Art at the Iroquois Library!

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    Throughout the year, elders have participated in therapy classes with retired artist and art therapist Joyce Ogden. With assistance of her niece Nana, Joyce guided the elders gently into the art of expressing themselves in unique ways using common material. Librarian Karen has lovingly exhibited their pieces …

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    Oh Happy Day! Bhutanese elder couple become citizen!

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              OATH CEREMONY DAY – a truly happy day! After 7 years of learning faithfully English, civics and American history, Bishnu & Kamala Pati Subedi were welcomed as new U.S. citizens among 62 participants during the Oath Ceremony on July 24, …

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    Dreams come true!

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    Ler Htoo Ni, one of our Karen-state (Burma) elders, has always dreamed of  playing melodies and songs he’s learned on his own piano. Usually, he always gets a kick of greeting his fellow students with a different tune on one of the pianos located at HUMC …

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    Karen Elder celebrates citizenship status

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    What a great day! Ler Hit from Karen-state Burma has been attending the Elder Program faithfully for almost 7 years, learning English, civics and American history among others. It has not been easy, but his joy was found in coming together with other refugee elders …

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    Report: Successes, Challenges of Refugee Integration

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    MPI Report Examines Successes, Challenges of Refugee Integration The Migration Policy Institute (MPI), a Washington D.C.-based think-tank that analyzes policies on human migration, has produced a report on refugee resettlement that combines data sets to show overall trends in the field. This report that they …

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    Refugees in Lexington: Meet Nicole

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    Refugees in Lexington: Meet Nicole When Nicole Tshibangu first came to the United States, she felt lonely and isolated. Despite the ability of Kentucky Refugee Ministries to help with the physical needs of her family, she says, “there was a time when I wanted to go …

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    Elder Program June Events 2015

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    June was replete with exciting events, used by students and teachers alike as helpful hands-on experiences to enhance the ESL material taught! Take a look what the Elders were up to….Elder Program events June 2015-w

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    Boxes of Hope, Gift Cards Needed for New Refugee Families in Lexington

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    Boxes of Hope, Gift Cards Needed for New Refugee Families in Lexington July 2015 has been extremely busy for us here at Kentucky Refugee Ministries Lexington. By the end of the month we will have welcomed 42 individuals among nine  different apartments that we furnish and set …

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    KRM Lexington Intern Perspectives: Erin W.

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    KRM Intern Perspectives: Erin W. Apartment set-up The very first experience I had at KRM was helping to set up an apartment for an incoming client. I received the list of supplies and went to the storage room to collect everything that KRM already had …

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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.