Montgomery County Faith Community Welcomes Refugees


Update on Welcoming Refugees
Syrian Families are arriving – It’s time to welcome our New Neighbors
The refugee resettlement agencies listed below report dozens of Syrian families arrived over the summer and more are on the way.  Several faith communities and a newly formed interfaith network have partnered with these agencies and are already helping 12 families.
Faith communities should contact agencies directly to set up a partnership:* Lutheran Social Services
Mira Mendick, Community Resource Coordinator
Maryland Office: 3799 East West Highway,
Hyattsville, MD 20782

 Ph: (571)242-8072

* Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC)
Bridget Weisenreder, Resource Development Coordinator

 (703) 685-0510 ext. 222
Maryland Office: 8121 Georgia Avenue
Suite 800

Silver Spring, MD 20910

* International Rescue Committee
Mark Youmans, Volunteer Coordinator
8719 Colesville Rd.

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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