Survive to Thrive: The Volkswagen Deal

The Baskaran family fled Sri Lanka to Malaysia before coming to Minnesota. Sriranjini Baskaran recalls, “While living under refugee status in Malaysia, our only dreams and hopes were to live a peaceful life with basic rights like having the legal authorization to work, study, and get medical

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Kids Lead a Donation Drive

One generous way some local kids are helping refugee families is by donating money from their own piggybanks to purchase welcome kit items and car seats for newly arriving families. A group of kids participating in HOPE Scouts (Helping Other People Everywhere), committed to supporting Arrive Ministries

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Where Are They Now? Amani, a Congolese Refugee

Arriving in 2014 Amani and his two brothers are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. They resettled through Arrive Ministries in 2014. Our employment counselor, Anya helped Amani land a job his first weeks in Minnesota, and register for classes at Inver Hills Community College. “Amani

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Open Doors for Hospitality

In big and small ways, Tracy works to open her doors at our Immigration Legal Services department in warm and welcoming ways. She offers tea or water to her clients, and toys to their kids. Tracy also regularly offers to pray for her clients. “The sweetest parts

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A Profile of Friendship and Long-Term Service

Volunteer Profile on Bill Cameron, SALT Site Director in East St. Paul Courteous, hospitable, and respectful are the three attributes Bill Cameron used to describe a group of community members who moved into the apartment complexes in his East St. Paul neighborhood 13 years ago. These attributes

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