REFUGEE RESETTLEMENT

New American Pathways (NAP) connects refugee families with crucial local resources that assist them in becoming integrated members of American society. Their mission is to help refugees reach their full potential in the United States.

St. Bartholomew’s supports NAP by sponsoring a refugee family, helping to set-up their household and with transition to their new country with volunteer tutors, education coordinators, job searches) Today, St. Bart’s assist families from Burma, Eritrea, and Syria To participate in St. Bartholomew’s efforts, contact Karen Werner 404-906-3992 or wernerksw@comcast.net.

Refugee Kids Closet | We have an easy way to help our refugee families!  The Refugee Kids Closet will again collect donations for spring/ summer to match the sizes of the kids in families St. Bart’s Episcopal Church has helped to settle in Clarkston.  Until May 13, please bring in clothes & shoes according to the sizes/ genders listed below. We also need toddler books for learning English.  There will be a labeled plastic bin outside the library.  Sizes by gender:

Girls clothes~ 12 mos., 3T, 5/6, 6x, 8, 10, 14
Girls shoes~ 5, 7, 12, 13, 2
Boys clothes~ 5, 8
Boys shoes~ 10, 3

Even if you only have a few items, we will put it all together for a nice May delivery!  Please contact Malia Escobar to say you are interested in participating or with any questions at photographybymalia@yahoo.com.