There are a variety of ways for you to get involved in this network and support our new neighbors!


VOLUNTEER | Your time by joining a refugee Mentor Team or Resource Team. Email to get connected with a team.

Mentor Teams = Teams of 6 – 8 people who walk alongside new refugee families and friends and guides through their resettlement journey.

Resource Teams = Teams that develop and provide resources for refugees in the following key areas: Employment, English, Education, Healthcare, Housing, Meals, Transportation, Legal, Technology Services, and Interpretive Services.


DONATE | Funds to support refugees in Salem by contributing to the Salem For Refugees Fund through fiscal sponsor, Salem Leadership Foundation: Donate Now


COLLECT | Restart Kits to provide items to set up homes for newly arriving families. Follow this link for a list of Restart Kits needed & instructions for putting them together: Restart Kits


ATTEND | Welcoming Our New Neighbors Meetings to stay educated on what is happening with refugee resettlement in Salem, and to engage in welcoming our newest neighbors: Next Meeting


JOIN | The Salem For Refugees email list by signing up below to be notified about events and opportunities to get involved.