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Giving Tuesday 2021: Afghan Refugee Update

With the help of a Vietnamese refugee, Afghan evacuees settle into a South Philly home

With the help of a Vietnamese refugee, Afghan evacuees settle into a South Philly home

How to help Afghan refugees in Philly right now

“HIAS Pennsylvania has received about 60 Afghan individuals here in Philly—they expect to receive a total of 100, says Anneke… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania in Need of New Winter Coats for Afghan Refugees

Listen to the segment about HIAS Pennsylvania’s need for new winter coats for Afghan refugees here!   Please donate a… MORE

Giving Tuesday 2021: Hadi’s Story

“America accepts refugees because America is a refugee country.” -Hadi, Afghan refugee and HIAS PA client Hadi didn’t know the… MORE

ISER: Pennsylvania Needs Driver’s Licenses for All

ISER: Pennsylvania Needs Driver’s Licenses for All

Thankful Reflections

Dear HIAS PA Supporter, I feel invigorated and inspired after our spectacular Thankful Together event on Sunday! Thanks to all… MORE

HIAS Pennsylvania’s 2021 Thankful Together

On Sunday, November 21st, we came together as a community to celebrate our refugee neighbors at our annual Thanksgiving event.



Post date: 11/22/2021

Weekly Wins Round-Up: Autumn 2021

“All people are equal, not in terms of appearance, abilities, religion, but on the level of life itself. We are… MORE

Local resettlement agencies anticipate a surge as more Afghans leave military bases for new homes in Philly

New figures show NSC has resettled 86 people, with an additional 23 expected to be in new homes by Friday,… MORE

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:

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.

Join us for Thankful TogetherWatch performances from cultural groups and immigrants from around Philadelphia.
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