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Vietnamese Boat People is run solely by volunteers, therefore your support is vital in helping us capture, curate and share these incredible stories at scale. Your contribution will make an impact, whether you donate $5 or $500. Every little bit helps. Donations will go towards cost associated with sourcing and hosting the content, building awareness of the stories and renting equipment to conduct onsite interviews in the communities. Please consider making a contribution today. All donations are fully tax exempt under IRS 501(C)3.

Our Initiative Supporters

 

Thank you to our friends, families and supporters for their contributions and for believing in the mission.
A special thanks to the funders listed below, for supporting our 2019-2020 initiatives. Additionally, we release new podcast episodes monthly and host events throughout the year that may be good opportunities for sponsorship. Please contact ashlee@vietnameseboatpeople.org for details.

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PARTNER SPOTLIGHT

We'd like to spotlight some of our partners helping to support today's refugee community. We encourage you to explore their volunteer opportunities or donate to our universal cause!

Reestablish Richmond (ReR)

 

connects refugees to life-building tools and resources, helping their transition to be a positive and empowering experience. This year, ReR has directly aided 150 refugees and served 659 refugees from 19 countries at their World Refugee Day event. 

Multicultural Refugee Coalition 

 

an innovative, Austin based 
nonprofit creating livelihood opportunities for refugees through a unique blending of skills-based education and social entrepreneurship. This year, they planted the first revenue-generating project for New Leaf Agriculture. 

Miry's List 

 

is a movement of neighbors and friends dedicated to welcoming new arrival refugee families into Southern California. Friendsgiving 
fundraisers worldwide support families in their community by gathering with friends, sharing a meal, and raising money.

Hearts and Homes for Refugees (HHR)

 

is a growing non-profit grassroots humanitarian group in Westchester County, NY, which  supports agencies that welcome, protect and advocate for refugees in their community. They are a network of volunteers — families and neighbors and community organizations.

Project Worthmore

 

 

started as a makeshift response to the unmet needs of their Denver-based refugee neighbors in 2010. It has grown to offer a variety of programs and services including English language classes, citizenship classes, a community-run food access program, a refugee training farm, a five-chair dental clinic and more. 

GirlForward

 

 

a community of support dedicated to creating and enhancing opportunities for girls who have been displaced by conflict and persecution. GirlForward is located in Chicago, IL and Austin, TX and cultivates powerful community through three main programs: Mentoring, Safe Spaces, and Education.

San Diego Refugee Tutoring 

formed in 2008, out of a brainstorming session of teachers who saw the unmet needs of a growing refugee population in an eastern City Heights neighborhood of San Diego. Today, SDRT provides one-on-one tutoring and holistic academic support to more than 150 refugees.

Vickery Trading

 

based in Dallas, TX, operates a social business selling children’s clothing and related items made by the refugees (or as we call them, Associates). The Associates are paid a fair wage for their sewing work, as well as for the hours they spend each week training in English and computer proficiency.