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Everyday Miracles

With displaced populations reaching record numbers worldwide, the refugees and Special Immigrant Visa-holders (SIVs) who have made it to our small, welcoming community in Charlottesville consider themselves fortunate. But their arrival here is just the start of another difficult journey.  This Christmas morning I am thinking of two families, in particular, who face common challenges—food insecurity and managing…

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C-VILLE Weekly story highlights IN program

Sewing is having a moment at International Neighbors. It has come into focus lately because of the way it connects cultures and brings people with shared interests together, and because having the ability to sew can change lives for the better. On this front, we have “sew much news” we are excited to share: A C-VILLE…

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Join IN’s #GivingTuesday Crew

Giving Tuesday was launched in 2012 as a simple idea: to create a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, this idea has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.  For many nonprofits, including IN, Giving Tuesday is also one…

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Thanksgiving Thoughts from Kari

Dear Friends, As I write this, it’s the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, and many of us are already traveling to be with our families or preparing to receive them at home. It’s a time of mixed feelings. We’re filled with happiness at the thought of being with our loved ones—and perhaps even to meet a newly…

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More Neighbors Will be Warm This Winter Because of You

Our Great Neighbor Gathering and Coat Drive in October was a huge success! We made this video as a thank-you to all of the volunteers and community partners who made it possible! Special thanks go out to Peace Frogs/Travel Outfitters for collecting 300 coats; and to the students, parents, and teachers of Charlottesville Waldorf School…

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