Refugees Welcome: YOU can help!

photo: Jlhopgood, Creative Commons
photo: Jlhopgood, Creative Commons

It brings joy to my heart to see how Leipzig has reached out to the refugees. They started their journeys so long ago and most have come on foot, bus and train to get here. We’re happy to have them here and want to do as much as we can to help them integrate so we can all learn from each other. Here’s 3 ways you can help NOW:

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The city is looking for families able to take in minors who have journeyed on their own. These are the most vulnerable of all refugees. Please consider this, or forward the information to individuals or families who may be able to do.
info event: 10. November 2015
17:30 Uhr

Amt für Jugend, Familie und Bildung 
Naumburger Straße 26
Haus C Raum 306

Info-Telefon: 0341 123-4344 und 0341 123-4432

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We all know how much The Villa does for the community. Now they need help funding their German Course and pay the teachers. We all know how important the teachers are! It’s really easy to donate and you’ll be changing lives.

We’ve been very lucky so far this year, but we all know that winter is just around the corner. They need all kinds of winter garments, but especially men’s closed toe shoes. Though Leipzig’s residents have been extremely generous, there’s still more need than supplies. Here’s where you can donate to buy things to keep the refugees warm. Project from Leipziger Sachspendenzentrale.

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