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Review for Friends of Refugees Inc, Clarkston, GA, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

I worked closely with Friends of Refugees (FOR) for an entire year (Summer Spectacular '08-'09 and other programs), and I thoroughly enjoyed my time with the organization. The relationships formed were invaluable in multiple ways, and I will always have warm memories of Clarkston, GA. FOR is highly recommended for anyone looking to serve the refugee population in a flexible, yet professional environment.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

We partnered with multiple non-profits and faith-based organizations, engaged hundreds of volunteers, and served over 100 kids and families by providing an educational and entertaining summer program.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Explore ways to create viable employment opportunities for refugees, while looking for more sustainable sources of funding.

Role:  Volunteer & I worked with FOR's summer programming.