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.
Board of Directors announces resignation of Executive Director
It is with a mix of excitement and sadness that we announce the resignation of our Executive Director, Megan O’Connor. Since 2009, Megan has skillfully led the organization bringing energy, accomplishments and guidance. The Board of Directors and staff at The Welcome to America Project will be very sad to see her go, but we look forward to the next chapter in our history, as the Board of Directors conducts a search for a new leader. We wish Megan the best of luck in all her future endeavors, which we are certain will be successful ... Read More
Read About This Week's Families
One family we will visit is from Cuba. The male roommate (age 30) is a doctor. The female roommate (age 25) is a dentist. They met in Venezuela. The couple spent two years working in Venezuela before they went to the embassy and to file for Refugee status. The gentleman speaks a little English. They arrived here on June thirtieth and they will be looking for work soon. They would also like go back to school so they can work in their chosen professions.
The second family w... Read More
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