MEET MAHER

Meet our dear friend, Maher. He was born in Iraq and has fond memories of his childhood, especially playing soccer in the streets with his friends. His dream was to be a pro soccer player. As he sat in his classes at school, his mind would often wander to the field.    But eventually, when Maher was in middle school, tensions increased […]

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NO COUNTRY

We want to give a shout out to our friend, John Mark McMillan and his song, No Country. There are so many people around the world that feel as though they don't belong. We hope this inspires you to extend a hand of compassion!

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CELEBRATION DAY

Layla is one of seven children. She tends to get lost in the chaos of her brothers and sisters, but her love is fierce. When someone walks through the door to her small home, she is the first to sprint across the room and wrap her arms around the neck of an unsuspecting guest. After her father was killed in the conflict […]

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AN ARTIST’S DREAM

When we met Adeebah and her family there were obvious signs of trauma and PTSD. They were afraid of leaving their home, the youngest had trouble speaking, and they had reoccurring nightmares and insomnia.   Before the war, they lived in a beautiful home. Adeebah and her family would sit together in their courtyard in the morning listening to the birds chirp […]

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