Carrie Cavanaugh via Crowdrise
October 17, 2011
BENEFITING: U.S. Committee For Refugees and Immigrants Inc
EVENT DATE: Oct 16, 2011
The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI) is a national, non-profit whose mission is to assist individuals in forced or voluntary migration worldwide. Our office in Des Moines, Iowa, the newest addition to the USCRI network, focuses on refugee resettlement in the Greater Des Moines area. We assist newly arriving refugees with various services and provide tools to reach the ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.
One of the major steps to becoming completely self-sufficient is learning, and using, the public bus system. Utilizing public transportation allows clients to become entirely independent to navigate and learn about their new community on their own.
This is why we are "Running for Refugees." Donations toward this project will go to USCRI Des Moines to use towards transportation and other self-sufficiency steps for newly arriving refugees. Your donation will assist refugees in the Des Moines area and our organization to better serve those refugees. We appreciate your time and support of our refugees.
For more information about USCRI Des Moines go to www.refugeesdesmoines.org or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uscridsm.