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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Organization Helps Refugee Family Find New Life in Charlottesville

Madison Carter – NBC29 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – A family that fled the war in Syria is finding a new life in Charlottesville thanks to the help of some friendly neighbors. [Read more…] Source: http://www.nbc29.com/story/35329560/organization-helps-refugee-family-find-new-life-in-charlottesville

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Soup Dinner Success, NBC coverage

We are overwhelmed by the support of our community and the success of tonight’s fundraising event. Thank you to Michelle Piña Damiani and Susan Manning Parmar and everyone else who organized the Soup Supper. And thank you to all the volunteers, chefs and neighbors who made this possible and attended. Kari Miller, International Neighbors Executive Director shared a perfect…

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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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