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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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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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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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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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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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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