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November 2017

Thanksgiving Potluck with our New Neighbors

November 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3737 Liberty Rd. S.
Salem, OR 97302 United States
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Join us for a fun, family-friendly potluck dinner with the Salem Community and our New Refugee Neighbors on Tuesday, November 21 from 6-8pm!

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December 2017

Bike Drive for Refugee Kids

December 1, 2017 @ 7:00 am - December 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

The Salem For Refugees Transportation Team is partnering with The Northwest Hub to do a bike drive for refugee kids this December. The goal is to refurbish 12-20 bikes for kids who need them. In order to do this, The Northwest Hub is in need of bicycle donations and financial donations (for kids helmets and bike lights) by Wednesday, December 20. Drop off bicycle donations (gently used, all sizes) to The Northwest Hub: Tue - Fri from 10am - 6pm…

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Catholic Charities Volunteer Training for New Mentor Teams

December 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Broadway Commons, 1300 Broadway St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Interested in joining a mentor team to help welcoming our new neighbors (refugees)? Come to the next Mentor Team Training hosted by Catholic Charities. This training will give you essential information about refugee resettlement, and an opportunity to fill out your volunteer paperwork if you decide to join a team.

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Refugee Family Arrival

December 13, 2017 @ 10:15 pm - 11:15 pm
Portland International Airport, 7000 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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A new refugee family will be coming to Salem! You are invited to join us at the Portland Airport to to provide our newest neighbors with a warm welcome. No sign up required. Simply plan to meet staff and volunteers at the D & E Gates Arrival Area. We suggest that you check the Salem For Refugees Facebook page for last-minute flight delays and cancellations, as flights are subject to change. Feel free to bring welcome signs or small gifts…

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Refugee Family Arrival

December 14, 2017 @ 9:15 pm - 10:15 pm
Portland International Airport, 7000 NE Airport Way
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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A new refugee family will be coming to Salem! You are invited to join us at the Portland Airport to to provide our newest neighbors with a warm welcome. No sign up required. Simply plan to meet staff and volunteers at the A, B, & C Gates Arrival Area. We suggest that you check the Salem For Refugees Facebook page for last-minute flight delays and cancellations, as flights are subject to change. Feel free to bring welcome signs or small…

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January 2018

January Supper Club

January 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3737 Liberty Rd. S.
Salem, OR 97302 United States
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Supper Club is a monthly meal for our new neighbors to enjoy dinner together and build community. Fun activities for kids are also provided. All refugee families in Salem/Keizer are invited as well as the volunteers who provide transportation for the families.

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Refugee Mentor Teams: Catholic Charities Volunteer Training

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Salem Alliance Church, 555 Gaines St NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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Mentor Teams are groups of 6 - 8 people who are paired with new refugee families to walk alongside them as friends and guides through their resettlement journey. If you are interested in joining a Mentor Team, Catholic Charities (one of our refugee resettlement agency partners) is hosting a volunteer training on January 18. During this training you will learn essential information about refugee resettlement, and have the opportunity to fill out your volunteer paperwork if you decide to join…

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