Charlottesville High School National Honor Society

On January 11th, Susan Parmar, International Neighbor’s Community Connections Chair and board member, will give a keynote address representing International Neighbors as the Charlottesville High School National Honor Society’s new non-profit beneficiary. We are honored to have been chosen by this stellar group of high school students!

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2017 has been a YEAR of much SUCCESS!

Thanks to our Village of Volunteers and Super Supporters like YOU, we CELEBRATE… 10… donated VEHICLES, thus increasing independence and opportunities for ten families families living and working in Charlottesville… 9… summer CAMPS welcomed 214 international neighbors, enhancing the lives of these adolescents and their camp-mates in a multitude of ways… 8… with a 4 (that’s 84!) houses became HOMES with the addition of furniture, curtains,…

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“In Her Company” blog – Kari Miller profiled

Kari Miller, International Neighbors founder is profiled on the Charlottesville blog In Her Company—a site which celebrates the strength and grace of women, the beauty of our friendships, and the power of our influence. Read more about what inspired Kari to start International Neighbors, her inspiration and advice. 

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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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