Friends of Refugees Inc
Rating: 4.82 stars 17 reviews
Issues: Children & Youth, Job Training, Food, Human Services, Immigration
Location: Friends of Refugees PO Box 548 Clarkston GA 30021 USA
Results: -- Strong presence in the community; people like us -- 500 lives impacted last year -- 8 programs expanded through increased funding, staffing and volunteering -- Expected continued growth in 2011
Target demographics: Refugees with significant resettlement needs; Low-income families; Children and youth
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).
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From what I've obeserved...the Mommy and Me program that's under Friends of Refugee does an excellent job of not only teaching English, but also equipping refugee mothers and their children for the real world.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
...talking with volunteers of this organization.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
The only change would be that more money would be given to this excellent program.