• May 25, 2022

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YMCA of El Paso requesting donations for Afghan Refugees

Officials with the YMCA of El Paso announced Friday that the organization has been asked to help secure donations for the Afghanistan Refugees arriving in our area. “Imagine that your life has been threatened, you go to a different country with the clothes on your back. You have children but have nothing to play with,” […]Read More

Fort Bliss in El Paso could receive thousands of Afghan

WASHINGTON — Fort Bliss in El Paso will be the destination for potentially thousands of Afghan refugees, Pentagon officials said Monday during a press conference to address the United States’ withdrawal from Afghanistan. “As we prepare for even more arrivals, [U.S. Northern Command] and the U.S. Army are working to create additional capacity to support […]Read More

El Calvario helps with Afghan Resettlement

El Calvario Immigrant Advocacy Center Las Cruces, NM will begin to resettle Afghan individuals and will continue to do so over the coming months under its Refugee Resettlement Program. As an Afghan Placement & Assistance (APA) Program partner of Church World Service, El Calvario will provide a warm welcome to every arriving newcomer and help […]Read More

Orangetheory Fitness collecting clothing, supply donations for Afghan allies, evacuees

El Paso’s Orangetheory Fitness Coronado location is currently collecting donations now and throughout October for Afghanistan allies and evacuees currently being housed at Fort Bliss. “Orangetheory Fitness is all about celebrating More Life and supporting the community,” organizers cited as the reason for the drive. Organizers say clothing in all sizes is needed for men, […]Read More

Soldiers help teach language classes to Afghan evacuees

Fort Bliss’ Doña Ana Complex in New Mexico has many things to offer Afghan evacuees, including recreational activities and volunteering. Language and education classes are now available due to the amount of downtime while waiting to outprocess. The original initiative was launched when Nabila (last name withheld), an Afghan evacuee, started a school for children […]Read More