Meet Volunteers Cathy & Becca

Cathy and her family decided to find out what they could do to support refugees in our community because of the many conversations they were having at the dinner table about policies on refugees coming to our country. Their teenagers didn’t think that refugees should be kept out of our country or our community, but…

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Beneficiary of Charlottesville 10 Miler

We are excited to announce that International Neighbors (IN) was selected as one of the 2018 beneficiaries of the Charlottesville Ten Miler. We will post more information soon on how you can help be a volunteer for IN during the races.

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Meet Volunteer Mil Bailey!

Mil Bailey has invested over 100 hours with IN! Whether taking shoppers to EE or dancers to CBA. Mil always does so with a smile. A world traveler, Mil appreciates knowing so many international neighbors—and their delicacies—right here in Charlottesville.

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Meet the Rai Family

Bhutanese refugees who spent a decade in Nepal, the Rai family has been in Charlottesville, VA since 2012. On the anniversary of her fifth year in the country, Chandra earned her U.S. citizenship. She is proud to be an American!

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Meet the Karaz Family

Yahya and Siba fled Syria in 2013, with their infant daughter. They lived in Jordan for 3 years, awaiting refugee resettlement status and welcoming a son. Now, the family of four lives in Charlottesville, VA and is “happy to be able to work and to be safe.” IN programs: Family Friendship, Bilingual Buddies Thanks to…

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Soup dinner benefits organization helping refugees in Charlottesville

Taylor Cairns – CBS19 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (NEWSPLEX) — The African-American Heritage Center was full of delicious smells Tuesday night as hundreds of people attended a benefit dinner raising money for the International Neighbors of Charlottesville. [Read more…] Source: http://www.newsplex.com/content/news/Soup-dinner-benefits-organization-helping-refugees-in-Charlottesville-415047283.html

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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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