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February 22, 2020 | by Destiny Cisneros
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Honoring the Past, Embracing the Future. PLEASE RSVP BY FEBRUARY 12, 2020 Proceeds to benefit services and programs provided by Refugee Net. Royal Banquet Hall, 8990 Mirimar Road, Suite 250 | San Diego, CA 92126 Parking notes/Entrance details: Turn off Miramar Road at the Royal India Restaruant (just west of Clayton Road). The banquet hall […]

March 2, 2019 | by Hannah Wilder
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Join us at The Hope Gala, an elegant evening to support the services and programs provided by RefugeeNet. This fun evening of music, dinner, silent and live auctions helps raise funds to support new Americans with jobs, household setup, language skills, and much more.   Questions? Contact Polly Morelli, 619-838-2965.  

October 2, 2018 | by Naomi Madsen

St. Alban’s, El Cajon partners with RefugeeNet providing a twice-a-month food pantry, serving mostly refugee neighbors. With food provided by the San Diego Food Bank, and volunteers from First Presbyterian of El Cajon, RefugeeNet and St. Alban’s, we unload, sort and distribute these gifts. We are motivated by love to serve our newcomer friends, most […]

September 21, 2018 | by Elaine McLevie

Visit a tutoring session for refugee children from 3:15 – 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday; join us on a Thursday morning, bagging fresh produce for distribution to the homes of especially needy refugee families; stay afterward to meet refugees who come to collect food and problem-solve; arrange to go out on a Thursday […]

September 12, 2018 | by Lisa Dumolt

RefugeeNet began in 1995 at St. Luke’s, North Park to provide supportive services to refugees during their adjustment to life in the U.S.  We have grown from a small committee of five people to a nonprofit corporation with a board of directors and an annual budget of $188,000 funded by donations and small grants. In […]

September 6, 2018 | by Cindy Schuricht

Kadora Khalek Morgan recently passed her citizenship test. She is grateful for the friendship and support of RefugeeNet, and she hopes that her children may be able to join her someday. U.S. law requires refugees to become permanent residents one year after arriving. Our staff help refugees apply for legal permanent residency. Volunteers like Cindy […]

September 6, 2018 | by Katharine Jefferts Schori

Human beings and our ancestors have been migrating for millions of years, since long before we became Homo sapiens. Everyone reading this has ancestors who migrated out of Africa. The Americas were populated in repeated waves of migrants who came first from northeast Asia, either across the Bering land bridge or by small boat down […]

June 14, 2018 | by Kathy Wilder

Wilderness represents to many an untamed world beyond our reach. To others, it is a mysterious and scary state of being. Dr. Brené Brown, author and vulnerability researcher, found that while people describe their own wilderness as being uncontrolled and vast they also find it to be “a place of true belonging, and the bravest […]