Nearly 45 years ago MayKao Fredericks came to U.S. as a child, having fled the civil war in Laos with her family. Fleeing genocide, we were the lucky ones who
“When everything fell down, and the Taliban took over Kabul, I was in Afghanistan alone with my two daughters and it was very hard,” said Halima.
Inclusion is an Investment for Twin Cities Employers. Resettling in the United States is challenging for a number or reasons, but the inability to speak English is likely
It’s a celebratory full circle moment for one of our refugee clients to now be in the teacher role.
Two Afghan sisters are dedicated to pursuing lofty career aspirations. Atefe plans to pursue a residency in neurosurgery once she is able to obtain the proper documentation. Haniya aspires to work in the field of animation.
Reza works hard to provide for his family back in Afghanistan – but he hasn’t given up on his dream and would eventually like to finish his helicopter training once he gets his green card!
Learning to drive is an enormous barrier for new refugees to face. Once they pass the test, our new neighbors are able to be much more independent…
I was recently visiting with an Afghan family who was becoming dear friends to me. We were having a peaceful afternoon of drinking tea, eating food, and playing games…
At Arrive Ministries, even our board members volunteer with the refugee families we welcome! Our Board Vice Chair, Mindy Conradi, recently left a meeting in a rush letting our staff
Coming to a new place is overwhelming; now imagine that you don’t speak the language, you have never experienced cold weather, and you must navigate complicated government systems. For many
Arrive Ministries is a refugee resettlement agency providing essential services and practical assistance to refugees and immigrants to advance self-sufficiency. We mobilize volunteers, in partnership with local churches, to extend love and friendship to our new neighbors to promote thriving in a new homeland.
1515 East 66th Street, Richfield MN 55423
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