News & Views

In the News: Thanksgiving event gives immigrants a taste of American community

HIAS Pennsylvania’s Refugee Thanksgiving is one of our happiest and most fun events of the year. This year, over 200 people came out to celebrate Thanksgiving with HIAS Pennsylvania.

From the article:

“The inclusive community experience is what Temi Obaisi says was exactly what she needed when she arrived in United States.

‘I’m an immigrant, myself,’ said Obaisi. “I came about 10 years ago, and if there was an organization like this when I came, I would have found a way to build community.'”

Read more here.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.