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.
Afghan mother of four reunites with children on August 30 after volunteers team up to support evacuation effort.Learn More
A Message of Welcome from Yo-Yo Ma
American Cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, share an original arrangement, "Welcome", as a message for refugee families.Learn More
All-Star DC Chefs Host Dinner to Support Afghan Refugees
Many of dinner’s participants are refugees themselves, or come from families who left their homelands.Learn More
Former Refugees Welcome Afghans to US
Pakistani man who fled the Taliban coordinates effort to support Afghans facing similar circumstances.Learn More
Backpack Program to Aid, Encourage Incoming Afghan Refugees
Seattle-area family launches program to equip Afghan children with school suppliesLearn More
Vietnamese-Americans Organize to Aid Afghan Refugees
People who arrived in the U.S. after the Vietnam War see similarities in the plight of Afghans today.Learn More
Parishioners Reach Across Divides to Welcome Afghan Evacuees
Support for refugees transcends traditional partisan divisions.Learn More
Colorado Veterans Group Prepares Homes for Afghan Families
Team Rubicon mobilizes veteran volunteers to help provide housing and other essential services.Learn More
Veterans Collect Donations for Refugees at Fort McCoy
Military members who served in Afghanistan seize opportunity to return support.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.