You’re not alone if you’re horrified by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. And with the Taliban retaking control of Afghanistan, people are being forced to flee their country with no place to go at a record pace. Unfortunately, this type of aggression is nothing new to the thousands of families, many of which are women and children, who annually flee from their homeland because they are in danger of being persecuted. Samaritas and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service have taken the lead in resettling New Americans and their families and is currently looking for assistance in supporting refugees coming to Michigan.

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Operation Ukraine Humanitarian Mission
Day 7
We had a very early start leaving Dej at 3am, and stopped for coffee and to meet with the 3 other vehicles to ride together in a caravan. All tanks were filled up and ready to go. We were joined by a mom with two kids and a single lady who needed a ride to Cernavtsi because they want to go... Read More
Operation Ukraine Humanitarian Mission
Day 5 & 6
Mihaela visited the township of Chiuiesti, population 2332, where 28 refugees are hosted at the cultural center. The mayor mobilized his team and the local community, including the local baptist and orthodox churches which resourced the project with a lot of financial donations and... Read More
Operation Ukraine Humanitarian Mission
Day 4
Mihaela met two young students from Cernavtsi, Ukraine, who are temporarily staying in the city of Dej to serve as volunteer interpreters assisting through a partnership between House of Hope Association, Emanuel Baptist Church, which took in approximately 40 refugees. The small Village of... Read More
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The Fessenden Family

This is the story of 6 siblings who found their forever family through Samaritas adoption and foster care :)

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