Our Mission Statement
The Welcome to America Project is a nonprofit organization that creates community connections and builds bridges of neighborly understanding by providing furniture, basic necessities, education, and additional resources to newly arriving refugees.
We offer a simple welcoming gesture, but it is one that lasts a lifetime.
Read About This Week's Families
One family we will visit is a young woman (age 22) and her fiancé (age 37) who are from Burundi. The woman arrived on a visa to be with her fiancé. She decided to seek asylum status. The young woman is a bit timid. The young couple has a roommate (age 28) who is also from Burundi. Both the young gentleman and his roommate have been here for some time.
Another family we will visit is from Iraq. The family consists of a single mother (age 34) and her two daughters who are seventeen and ... Read More
From the blog
Two Sundays ago The Welcome to America Project held a fundraiser celebrating the rich culture of Burundi. Delicious food and…
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