RefugeeConnect

Name of Non-Profit Organization * RefugeeConnect
Today’s Date: * Monday, November 11, 2019
Organization’s website http://www.refugeeconnect.org
EIN / 501(C)(3)Number * 82-4193107
What year did your organization receive it’s non-profit status? * 2018
Address *

5030 Oaklawn Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45227
United States
County * Hamilton
Your Name * Megan Iverson
Your Title * Program Director
Your email address * megan@refuegeconnect.org
Your Phone Number (513) 304-1994
Executive Director’s Name * Robyn Lamont
Executive Director’s email address * robyn@refugeeconnect.org
What is the mission of your organization? RefugeeConnect’s mission is to empower people who were forced to leave their country to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster, to thrive in life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Which social causes (up to 3 choices) does your agency address through its programming? *
  • (3) Children
  • (5) Education
  • (7) Equality & Social Justice
Any comments about your selections you would like to share with the student philanthropists?
RefugeeConnect’s vision is a vibrant, inclusive, safe, and diverse community.

Programmatic examples:
RefugeeConnect’s Refugee School Impact Program is embedded in local schools within Hamilton County working with students and their parents within five years of arrival to the US to ensure a welcoming and supportive environment for learning and acculturation.

RefugeeConnect engages local refugee survivors in sharing their stories of strength and resilience with the wider community at the Speaker Series Stories of Survival.

RefugeeConnect leads the Refugee Empowerment Initiative Quarterly Forms for nonprofits, businesses, and government organizations to share best practices and build collaboration.

Does your organization have volunteer opportunities available for students? * Yes, Grades 6 – 12
List possible volunteer opportunities -or- a link to where they can be found on the web. RefugeeConnect’s Ambassador Mentoring Program trains volunteers to be culturally responsive to empower refugee individuals and families toward self-sufficiency. Volunteers can build connection through our teen-to-teen mentorship program. Additionally, volunteers may give their time at community events.
Volunteer coordinator Megan Iverson
Volunteer coordinator’s email address megan@refugeeconnect.org
Volunteer coordinator’s phone number (513) 304-1994

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