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This is the story of Kentucky Refugee Ministries, a resettlement agency based in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky.
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While the Volunteer Appreciation Dinner for all our volunteers and mentors had a wonderful turnout, Elder Program staff was particularly excited welcoming those working with our elders! Jessica (standing in the background) – Elder mentor for one of our Karen students, assisting him …
English Lesson on a Baseball Diamond When refugees first arrive in Lexington, learning English is a top priority. In order to supplement the English classes that our clients attend in the community, we match as many refugees as possible with volunteer English tutors. Often, they …
Arabic Translation of the N-400 application …
Celebrating past & an upcoming birthday! As if it’s not enough fun to celebrate April birthdays, the Elder Program threw also a surprise baby shower of the finest – Elmira from Azerbaijan, featured among Aimee Zaring’s “Flavors from home”, prepared the extraordinary welcome cake just for …
FINALLY! Salma’s diligent learning efforts finally paid off and culminated in incredible moments of happiness! Declaring her as of today a US citizen, Salma is happily holding her naturalization certificate and sharing her contagious joy with family members and Elder Program staff! “I love the …
Highland United Methodist Church (HUMC) has been partnering with the Refugee Elder Program since 2013, but under the leadership of Pastor Eugene, the congregation has made it a point to let the Elder Program participants know exactly how welcome they are! The elders responded in …
April is National Volunteer Month. We want to take this opportunity to feature some of the dedicated individuals that donate their time to helping KRM and to helping our clients thrive in their new home. Volunteer Spotlight: Bill Fortune Time volunteered with KRM: 2012-present How and …
Thanks to a member of the Beargrass Christian Church, we have a unique opportunity to provide bicycles to both youth and adult clients who want one. Bob Callander of Beargrass Christian Church is sourcing used bikes from three different churches. He and small group of Beargrass members are doing any needed repairs on these bikes and storing them in a garage space at the church.
April is National Volunteer Month. We want to take this opportunity to feature some of the dedicated individuals that donate their time to helping KRM and to helping our clients thrive in their new home. Volunteer Spotlight: Charlie Zehnder Computers are not required to be …