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Giving Back to Refugees This Holiday Season

Whether you donate toys, raise money, or hire a refugee, you can give back to our newest neighbors this holiday season. Here’s how:

donate winter wear & linens

The items of greatest need at this time of year are warm bed linens and blankets, coats and jackets, gloves, and scarves. If you’re in Louisville, please bring these items to our office Monday through Friday, 9:00 – 5:00 pm. If you’re in Lexington, we encourage you to give these items to our community center partners GlobalLex. Staff refer refugee clients there. Questions? Contact us!

shop for toys for refugee kids

Help our youngest Kentuckians feel the joy of the holidays by donating toys. See our KRM Louisville office’s Toy Wish List for ideas. Toys will be collected until December 13.

on giving tuesday, join a global movement

On Tuesday, November 28, you can join a worldwide movement to give back by donating online directly to KRM. Share your story on social media about why you support refugees.

celebrate krm artists

On Saturday, December 9, join us at C2 Event Venue in Louisville for another KRM Live showcase. You can show support for our artists new to Kentucky, and entry fees are donations toward KRM and the refugee and immigrant performers.

Jump start your 2018 volunteering

Interested in volunteering in the new year? Attend the Volunteer Orientation in December and you’ll be ready to get started in January.

learn the latest news

Visit KRM Louisville for Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, December 12.

grow the support in lexington

Give a boost to the KRM Lexington office in Blue Grass Community Foundation’s Good Giving Challenge, an online fundraiser from November 28 to December 31. All funds given here also count toward our KRM Partners fundraising campaign goal.

hire a refugee

You can help a parent provide for their family this season by hiring a refugee through KRM’s Employment Services team.

protect refugee services, donate today

Be a part of our efforts to raise $500,000 to protect refugee services. Your gift has impact. Donate here.

Thank you for making Kentucky home for refugees. From the KRM family to yours, happy holidays!