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Current Volunteer Needs

Week of May 22, 2017:

Here are some specific opportunities we have to serve refugees this week. Also, please note the announcement regarding World Refugee Day on June 17th.  If you can help with any of these needs, please contact Almaz (291-5282 or almaz@cspc.net) as soon as possible.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Cultural Orientation at Bridge: Pick up at 9:30am, take home around noon. *see Thursday
- A woman and her two small children.
- Two men who are roommates
- A single woman

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Cultural Orientation at Bridge:
Pick up at 9:30am, take home around noon. *some of the same people as Tuesday- let me know if you want to take them both days.
- A woman and her two small children.
- Two men who are roommates

FLEXIBLE:
- Bus Orientation: A woman and her two small children need to learn how to ride the bus to Bridge. Monday or Wednesday afternoon, or anytime Friday
- Bus Orientation: A woman and her adult daughter need to learn how to ride the bus to Bridge and to Cherokee Health on Western Ave. Any day but Tuesday.

Announcements:

Bridge Refugee Services is gearing up for World Refugee Day on June 17th from 6 to 8 p.m. which will take place at their office, 3839 Buffat Mill Road, Knoxville TN 37914. There will be cultural foods, dances, music, and fun stuff for kids to do. They are currently in the process of soliciting donations from restaurants and looking for things that can be prizes for refugees and supporters alike. Please let Almaz know if you have any connections, and/or if you are willing to volunteer to help with this.

THANKS FOR REACHING OUT TO THE STRANGERS IN OUR MIDST!!

Blessings,
Almaz Gemechu, Director of Refugee/International Ministry
865-291-5282 . almaz@cspc.net