Let's welcome our New Neighbors
Join the national effort to welcome and support Afghan families as they build new lives in communities across America.
Just arriving from Afghanistan?
آیا تاسو په دې وروستیو کې له افغانستان څخه را رسېدلي یاست؟
آیا شما جدیداً از افغانستان آمده اید؟
Become a Welcomer
Americans from every corner of the country are stepping up to welcome Afghan newcomers into our communities.
DONATE TIME AND RESOURCES
Hundreds of national and local non-profits across America are working hard to provide critical support to Afghan newcomers. Learn how you can contribute.
As a sponsor, you can directly support an Afghan family as they settle into life in your community.
Stories of Welcome
Refugee resettlement is a project for all of us.
Secretary of State Blinken Calls on Americans to Welcome Afghan Newcomers
Secretary of State Antony Blinken reflects on this important moment and invites the nation to welcome Afghans in the months and years ahead.Learn More
Beloved Afghan Composer Dedicates Song to Recent Refugees
Farhad Darya has dedicated his 2003 song, "Salaam Afghanistan," to the second generation of Afghans seeking safety and new beginnings.Learn More
Leading Afghan Pianist Shares Message of Welcome
Virtuosic Afghan pianist, Elham Fanous, shares his story of welcome along with his gift of music.Learn More
Americans Are Bridging Partisan Divides to Welcome Afghan Refugees
Efforts to resettle Afghans in the U.S. breathe new life into the motto “Out of many, one.”Learn More
Interfaith Ministries’ Volunteers Gift Cars to Arriving Families
Volunteer community members raised donations to purchase cars for six newly arriving Afghan refugee families.Learn More
Hoosiers Donate Hundreds of Prayer Rugs to Afghan Refugees
The Muslim Alliance of Indiana has collected donations from both Muslim Hoosiers and various congregations.Learn More
Nation's Schools Find Ways to Help Afghan Refugee Students
Assisting in international evacuations is beyond the usual scope of school district employees’ work.Learn More
Vietnamese Americans help Afghan refugees: ‘We were them’
As the situation in Afghanistan unfolded, many Vietnamese Americans saw similarities with their family's experience after the Vietnam War – and are finding ways to help.Learn More
Mom-led Community Group Holds Fundraiser for Afghan Children
Local South Jersey community rallies together to ensure arriving Afghan children feel safe, welcome, and supported as they start school.Learn More
Kansans are Rallying Together to Welcome Afghan Arrivals
Kansans are preparing to welcome 500 people from Afghanistan to be resettled into communities across the state.Learn More
Why We Welcome
We are gathering videos from Americans from all stripes, inviting you to share your own story of welcoming – or being welcome – and your message for our new neighbors. We all have a voice in this great joint project – and a role to play. Share yours.