Resettling an Afghan refugee family in the US requires funding (more than you might think!). The federal government strongly recommends that all NGO resettlement groups, like New Paltz for Refugees, raise between $30,000 and $35,000 to help support a family for one year until they are independently established. We are going to follow this guideline and look to you, our families, our friends, our angels, to come together and help us reach the goal. 100% of your donations will go directly to help with the costs of rent, utilities, transportation, clothing, food and everything else a newly arrived family needs. We can only do it with your help so, please donate now!
You can also send your donation to us by check. Our fiduciary, Christ is King in New Paltz, has graciously provided New Paltz for Refugees with a separate bank account. Make your check out to "Christ the King Church" and in the memo section write "New Paltz for Refugees." Mail your check to Christ is King, 2 Eugene L. Brown Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561. Thank you!
There are many household items that the newly arrived Afghan refugee family will need. One of our volunteers, Meghan Gill, has created an Amazon Wishlist to offer direct and specialized support. After you've made your selections, and are at the shipping page, please select "Meghan Gill's Gift Registry Address" as your shipping destination. We know the needs of the family will be great and this a wonderful way for you to show your support! Thank you!