IFFP Immigration & Refugee Tikkun Olam Group 

IFFP has created the this Tikkun Olam group to provide help to Afghan refugees arriving in the D.C.-metro area in partnership with the Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area (LSSNCA).

ACTIONS TO TAKE IMMEDIATELY

Sign up to volunteer 

Volunteer options available, include mentoring a refugee family, tutoring (virtually), and providing transportation.  Register as a volunteer with LSSNCA.  

Provide supplies for refugee families 

Take the supplies to a donation center. The types of supplies include “Welcome Home” gift boxes, gift cards to grocery stores, backpacks and school supplies, laptops, and Smartphones. Learn more about supplying donations.

Donate

Make a tax-deductible donation to LSSNCA

For More Information

More detailed information is available from the Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area aswell as current information on the Afghan refugee crisis.

Report Your Actions

The Immigration and Refugee Tikkun Olam Group would like to know how many IFFP families are providing assistance.  Whether you provide assistance through LSSNCA or another organization, please send an email to Adria Zeldin and state in the subject line what you are doing, such as  “___ family providing grocery store gift cards” or “___ family providing backpacks with school supplies” or “___ is tutoring.”

If you have any specific questions about the Immigration and Refugee Tikkun Olam Group’s partnership efforts with LSSNCA, contact Grace Goodman.