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August 2019

Cross-Cultural and Refugee Issues Training

August 28 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Exodus World Service, 780 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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Target Audience: College, Adults This training prepares volunteers to engage with the refugee community. It offers in-depth learning and activities to broaden a volunteer's understanding of who refugees are and how they get to the United States, as well as what help they receive when they arrive. Learn about the culture(s) of many refugees who are arriving and how to navigate cross-cultural communication and friendship. Attend training to learn how you can get involved.

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September 2019

Run / Walk For Refugees

September 7 - 6:45 am to 11:00 am
Willow Creek North Shore, 2200 Shermer Rd
Glenview, IL 60026 United States
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Step forward and provide welcome, hope and dignity for Refugees. Join for a 5k run/walk in support of refugees. Every step you take and dollar you raise makes a difference in the lives of refugees!  Through this event, you join with others who are passionate about supporting refugees and come together to raise funds for a great cause.  Enjoy a light breakfast, free t-shirt, music and kids activities. Check-In: 6:45 a.m.–7:45 a.m.5k Run/Walk: 8:00 a.m.Kids Fun Dash starts immediately following the 5K. Special Thanks to Our…

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Cross-Cultural and Refugee Issues Training

September 10 - 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Exodus World Service, 780 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068 United States
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This training prepares volunteers to engage with the refugee community. It offers in-depth learning and activities to broaden a volunteer's understanding of who refugees are and how they get to the United States, as well as what help they receive when they arrive. Learn about the culture(s) of many refugees who are arriving and how to navigate cross-cultural communication and friendship. Attend training to learn how you can get involved. REGISTER

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Global Neighbor Trip September 2019

September 15 - 3:00 pm to September 23 - 3:00 pm
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The Global Neighbor program helps you extend your reach beyond the U.S. Volunteers participate in service learning trips that connect with refugees, many of whom have just fled their war-torn home countries. Currently, our main project is in Lebanon. Volunteers participate in food distribution to meet basic needs of Syrian refugees and help lead Kids Club. Kids Club provides children with high-energy fun, activities, nutritious hot meals, time away from the tent settlement and the chance to just be a…

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April 2020

Celebration of Hope

April 3, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Drury Lane Conference Center, 100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 United States
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Please join us in celebrating the transformative relationships between refugees and volunteers! You'll hear stories of connection all along the refugee highway, as volunteers embrace refugees with dignity, respect and compassion. We look forward to an inspiring evening together. Registration opens in early 2020.

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