Help Afghan Refugees Move Into New Homes

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Afghan Coalition

Keeping Our Promise is a small group of volunteers dedicated to helping Afghan refugees who have served alongside US military forces resettle here in the Bay Area. These people are on Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs) which allow them to come to the US when their lives are threatened because of their work with US military or US government or NATO forces.

As part of the Afghan Coalition, our missions is to help these brave men and women and their families feel at home after they have fled Afghanistan due to these threats.

Many of these families and refugees have been at interim housing on military bases since the fall of Kabul a few months ago and just now are being released to the United States. We need strong volunteers to help with physically moving furniture, household goods, and other necessities.

Virtually all of the refugees arrive here with very little in the way of goods, and while there are many generous donors in the bay area, physically moving things is challenging. Help these brave men and women settle into their new lives with a little bit of your time and sweat!

**You must have a truck or large SUV or have access to one**

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About Afghan Coalition

Location:

39155 Liberty Street, Suite D460, Fremont, CA 94538, US

Mission Statement

The Afghan Coalition's mission is to empower the Afghan American community by promoting unity, building cultural awareness, strengthening families, and developing youth leadership.

Description

Afghan Coalition programs improve the health and well-being of members of the San Francisco Bay Area Afghan community and increase their ability to become self-sufficient contributing members of society by: 1. Improving the leadership skills, self-esteem, and cultural identity of Afghan youth. 2. Increasing access to public and private services and resources. 3. Improving the ability of women and girls to deal with critical family issues, access health services, support their children in school, and escape situations in which there is domestic abuse. 4. Building a sense of community ownership and pride, and creating an interchange between Afghans and the greater community through intercultural events.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Immigrants & Refugees
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Oakland, CA 94610

(37.81045,-122.23986)
 

SKILLS

  • Bus/Van Driving
  • Delivery
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • A few hours a week at most. We only currently get about 1-2 SIVs to the bay area per month.

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