A Place to Lay Their Heads: Household items help refugee family find rest

Labib and Bushra’s sons have a pillow under their heads and they’re sleeping peacefully. When they fled as refugees, a hard floor was the best these parents could give. You helped them give their family a sense of safety.

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Restored – A Refugee Family Finds a New Life

With only the clothes on their backs, a family was forced to flee their home. Read how this family of seven found refuge and a new hope.

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Doctor Moise: Sewing program helps refugee man pay for doctorate degree

DOCTOR MOISE Moise sews. People can say what they want to. He doesn’t care. Excuse me, that’s Doctor Moise. At least he will be when he officially receives his diploma from successfully graduating from his Ph.D. program in electrical engineering. All that stand between him and that piece of paper—and the career of his dreams—are […]

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4 Stories of Hope from the Crisis in the Middle East

It’s hard to imagine, but there are still people who live amid the chaos of the Middle Eastern conflict, trying to make a life of dignity for their loved ones. And in a disaster as complicated as this one, BGR can give hope in different ways. Sometimes it means providing for immediate critical needs. Other […]

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Love in a New Land: A Refugee Love Story

Imani fled persecution in his home country and traveled to a new nation in the developed world. And, amid the pain of displacement, he found Ida. Read this beautiful love story of two refugees.

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Four Ways to Greet the New Year with Generosity

Can you believe we are approaching the end of January 2019? Make this the year you place generosity at the top of your to-do list. Here are four easy ways to kick off the New Year with open hands and an open heart. 1. Make a New Year’s resolution that’s not about you There’s nothing […]

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Blankets provide refugee family only source of warmth in cold weather

Tonight, as you wiggle into the warm covers of your bed, don’t forget to pray for families like Nandie’s, whose only source of warmth are the blankets you helped send them. Read Nandie’s story.

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Working Girl: One teen’s journey to an education, a job, and a future

As you’re getting started with your new year, think of Tanita, who used the English she learned in a class you supported to land a job! She’s a refugee, but she’s finding ways to thrive in a new country.

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Your Year-End Checklist

Make the final days of 2018 count for people in need with this year-end checklist.

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No Distance Too Far: Parents’ harrowing journey to heal their daughter

Every parent’s heart breaks a little when their children are sick. Be it chicken pox or cancer, parents want to make it better. Because of your generosity, Reena’s parents can now do just that. Reena is six years old and has suffered with an illness for a long time. The fourth of five children, she […]

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