Friends of Refugees Inc Overview
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PO Box 548
Target demographics: Refugees with significant resettlement needs; Low-income families; Children and youth
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Tutor a child behind in school.
Teach computer skills at the Clarkston Cafe.
Help a pregnant mom understand child birth in America.
Assist a refugee family with resettlement needs.
Help in our Community Garden.
Tutor a refugee in English.
Programs: Summer Camp, Mommy and Me Family Literacy (English for mothers with small children), Cafe Clarkston (for computer and job skills training), After-School Tutoring, Community Garden, Food and Clothing Distribution, "Embrace" (birthing information and assistance).
-- 500 lives impacted last year
-- 8 programs expanded through increased funding, staffing and volunteering
-- Expected continued growth in 2011