Refugee Task Force

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To date over 500 people have been welcomed to Dane County.  Another 90 people are expected to arrive in 2016.

You Can Help
Join other individuals and congregations by donating household goods and furniture to furnish an apartment for a newly arriving family. Giving your time and talents through cultural coaching/mentoring, language tutoring or serving on the coordination team also helps welcome the newcomers.

For more information about Refugee Resettlement, contact Co Chairs: Dan Odden at (608) 643-5128 and Lisa Hansen at (608) 838-7929.

Brochure for More Information
Click here for a brochure that provides more information about this synod ministry that can be used in your congregations/worshipping communities.

You can help offer hospitality in meaningful ways.
Specifically, help is needed with:
     Welcome Boxes:
        Click here for instructions
        Click here for home supply list
           and welcome box information
     Welcoming new arrivals at the Dane County
         Regional Airport
     Becoming a literacy tutor or cultural mentor
     Inviting them to a social event in your community

Click Here for the LSS Refugee Resettlement Packet

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