Community Organizations team up to help support Afghan Families in San Antonio

In just six months, at least 3,000 Afghan refugees have brought rich culture, perspectives, and skills to the Alamo City. Still, many are struggling to readjust to their new lives after fleeing Afghanistan.  Saturday, March 26, 2022, Interfaith San Antonio Alliance and Culturalingua held their third ‘Communities of Welcome’ event. Dozens of organizations and agencies attended to help Afghan families connect with necessary …

Winter Needs Drive

Select LanguageEnglishPashtoDariSpanish Winter Needs Drive10/18/2021Muslim Children Education and Civic Center is collecting new and gently used, clean winter adult and children’s clothing and blankets for Afghans. The drive runs through 10/29/21. Transportation is needed on the weekends to bring Afghans to the MCECC, 5281 Casa Bella, to select items.contact@mcecc.com

Afghan families arriving in San Antonio need housing

Select LanguageEnglishPashtoDariSpanish Afghan families arriving in San Antonio need housing10/18/2021San Antonio has received more than 275 new Afghan neighbors so far.Housing for Afghans is needed. If you have a 2-4 bedroom rental property (house, apartment, condo, etc) with a kitchen please contact the following:Marisol Girela – marisol.girela@raicestexas.org Maison Jabbar – mjabbar@ccaosa.org