Be-friend an international student or refugee family. Make a global impact without ever leaving your community. Most internationals, students or refugees, are eager to meet you, a local, who can help them navigate our culture, cuisine, language, and even take them to see some amazing sights.
International Students - willingly leave their country to pursue a unique educational experience in our country.
Refugees -usually forced to leave their country to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster.
Interests or needs may include:
Language learning - an opportunity to practice English with a local.
Transportation - help get from point "A" to "B" giving them a ride, securing an uber/lyft, loaning a car.
Applications - help filling out a number of applications for employment, housing, education, immigration status, government assistance programs, etc.
A loving Community - open your heart, home and community, invite international to dinner with your family, friends, church community, holiday celebration, birthday party, etc.