We teach refugees English and U.S. citizenship free of charge, so they can connect with our local communities and proudly contribute through volunteerism with dignity.
Just because refugees have been legally resettled in America doesn’t mean life automatically becomes great.
They’re required to learn English, find employment, and assimilate into a new society, all within a matter of months.
It’s difficult for refugees to feel like they belong when they’re shut out by people who don't understand them.
Through English, you help refugees:
- Bridge the family gap by helping Mom and Dad speak into the lives of their children who are quickly learning English in school.
- Experience belonging, nurturing a deep appreciation for their new home, America.
- Qualify for higher paying jobs with better conditions.
When a refugee connects with Abounding Service
Amazing things happen!
For 11 years, we've taught English to over 1,000 refugees. In 2019, nine of our students even passed the notoriously difficult citizenship test & interview and swore the Oath of Allegiance as proud, new, U.S. citizens!
Sada and her family came to America after years of struggle and devastating loss in Congo. She and her husband, Olivier, began taking English classes and building community at Abounding Service. Now, their entire family is on a path toward unity, connection, and hope.
We believe you should be able to make a positive impact without fear of wasting time or money.
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