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Fundraiser for Syrian refugee struck by car

Courteney Stuart – CBS19 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — A Syrian refugee who was struck by a car last week is still in a coma and his prognosis is uncertain, according to the head of an organization assisting his family. [Read more…] Source: http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/Fundraiser-for-Syrian-refugee-struck-by-car-413774343.html

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Youth committee awards $10,000 to refugee assistance group

Aaron Richardson – Charlottesville Tomorrow A budding Charlottesville nonprofit got a $10,000 boost Monday from the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation’s Youth Service Award Committee. Monday marked the 22nd time the CACF has given out the Youth Service Award grant. [Read more…] Source: http://internationalneighbors.org/in-the-media/

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Charlottesville "Neighbors" Volunteer to Help Refugees

Jodi Yager – NPR In our second installment on refugees in Virginia, WMRA’s Jordy Yager takes a look inside a new non-profit group in Charlottesville that pairs Americans with refugee families in an effort to strengthen community by doing something revolutionary… being a good neighbor. [Read more…] Source: http://wmra.org/post/charlottesville-neighbors-volunteer-help-refugees

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International Neighbors Helps Refugees Adjust to Life in Charlottesville

Taylor Cairns – CBS19 CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (NEWSPLEX) — International Neighbors made their debut Wednesday night as Charlottesville’s newest nonprofit organization. The goals are very different than any other organization in the area. [Read more…] Source: http://www.newsplex.com/home/headlines/International-Neighbors-Helps-Refugees-Adjust-to-Life-in-Charlottesville-346328772.html

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Injured Syrian refugee regains consciousness

Courteney Stuart – CBS19 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — A Syrian refugee who was struck by a car in February has regained consciousness after spending nearly two months in a coma, a development some did not believe would ever happen. [Read more…] Source: http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/Injured-Syrian-refugee-regains-consciousness-420409353.html

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