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 1
Samaritas representative (Mihaela Mitrofan) started the week in Romania with a series of pre-scheduled meetings with dignitaries. First, she met with representatives of the US Department of State, Populations, Refugees and Migration, followed by a meeting with Mr. Ben-Oni Ardelean, Deputy in the... Read More
Is Michigan's foster care system blind?
Join Us on May 19 for This Important Discussion
Samaritas leaders and Michigan's most compassionate foster care experts will discuss why it seems that foster kids of color are receiving a different level of care than their Caucasian peers. We'll also explore some of the reasons behind the disparities, and what's being done to... 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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