Category: ReWA

Rachel Ewen, ReWA Elementary Instructor stands with bags of collected supplies for Elementary families preparing for difficult weeks ahead.

Covid Response: Rachel and Friends collect donations for Elementary families

Over the weekend, as Seattle area residents prepared for social distancing and remote schooling ReWA’s Elementary Program Coordinator, Rachel Ewen, sprang into action. She posted a request to Instagram and raised $260 from friends and family to create care packages for ReWA’s elementary program families. She and her friends filled bags with non-perishable food items, toiletries, first aid kits, school…

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Two men with arms around their shoulders, for Census 2020: for our present and our future

ReWA partners with Census 2020

ReWA partners with Census 2020 so refugee communities get counted! In the last Census, the under-count cost King County hundreds of millions in federal funding. This year, ReWA is partnering with Census 2020 to make sure historically under-counted refugee and immigrant communities get their fair share of resources for education, housing, transportation, and more. On March 12, the Census 2020 form will be…

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Our Mission: Changing Lives

After spending 20 years in a refugee camp, Putra was given the opportunity to start a new life with his family in the United States.  Putra, his wife, and three children arrived in Seattle in the summer of 2011, speaking no English and with limited exposure to the world outside of the refugee camp. Like many newly arrived refugees, Putra’s family…

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