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Across U.S., Faith Groups Mobilize to Aid Ukrainian Refugees

posted on April 5, 2022

Deepa Bharath and Luis Andres Henao of the Associated Press report, “As U.S. refugee resettlement agencies and nonprofits nationwide gear up to help Ukrainians feeling the Russian invasion and war that has raged for nearly six weeks, members of faith communities have been leading the charge to welcome the displaced.” Many houses of worship have provided temporary housing, meals, and transportation for the refugees as they arrive in the U.S. Chad DeChant, a Buddhist doctoral student helping with resettlement, said, “The teaching is not to see ourselves as separate from others: Acting compassionately to help others is a core value in all Buddhist traditions.”



Read at The Associated Press