Houston Welcomes Refugees

Sojourn Heights has committed to partnering with HWR through the following ways:

  • WELCOME KITS
    Assemble a kit filled with household items that give refugees the starting essentials they need to rebuild their lives here. (To be delivered on the last Saturday of the month.)

  • MOVE-IN TEAMS
    Join a team to set up the apartment before the refugee family arrives using the items donated in Welcome Kits.

  • WELCOME TEAMS
    Join or lead Team to befriend a refugee family in their first six months of resettlement in Houston.

  • MONTHLY NEWSLETTER
    Stay up-to-date on HWR's monthly newsletter with updates on current needs and arrivals. 

  • PRAYER
    Coordinate a prayer night to pray for this partner organization and the flourishing of refugees in our city. 

Location
946 W 17th Street
Houston, TX 77008 

HoustonWelcomesRefugees.com
Instagram - @houstonwelcomesrefugees

Justice & Mercy Team Lead for HWR
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Katie Appel

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Requirements to serving are:

  • Welcome Kit Requirements:

    1. Attend an orientation 
    2. Sign up to assemble or deliver Welcome Kits

    Welcome Team Requirements:

    1. Attend an orientation
    2. Apply for a Welcome Team
    3. Have a group of 4-10 people.
    4. Be ready to commit to one family for a minimum of six months
    5. In the first 4-6 weeks, be prepared for people within your group to visit the family 2-3 times per week. 

For more information on serving with Houston Welcomes Refugees, please contact our team lead by filling out the volunteer application below:

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