Made possible by:      Discover Jacksonville Summer Camp is a summer day camp for newly arrived refugee children in our community. Refugees are families and individuals who have faced persecution in their homelands and have arrived in Jacksonville,...

05 May 2016

Refugee children arriving to the United States for the first time are quickly put into the school system to begin their new education. World Relief assists families by enrolling their children in local schools here in Jacksonville and providing the correct tools and supplies that they will need to...

29 Jun 2015

Jacksonville's World Refugee Day celebration will be held on June 19th this year and begin with Naturalization Ceremony by USCIS in the auditorium of our Main Library. Following the ceremony, there will be a Children’s International Fashion parade over at Hemming Park where we will be...

05 May 2015

Topline: Concern about Ebola and other serious diseases is rational, but blaming immigrants is not. A serious response to these illnesses leaves no room for fear-mongering. As Christians, we need to think about this first and foremost from the perspective of our faith, not from a foundation of...

13 Oct 2014

On Sunday, November 24th,  Pinewood Presbyterian Church  hand-delivered 25 donation baskets of Thanksgiving meal items to refugee families in need. What a great way to show the love of Christ and also to worship Him with our thankfulness!  

28 Nov 2013

World Relief Jacksonville has connections to the most affordable single game ticket in town - $40, $45, and $50. You can support the Jaguars AND help our organization. Check out the seats and page for ordering: http://npc.nonprofitctr.org/shell/jaguars_tickets.asp World Relief Jacksonville will...

08 Oct 2013

 Did you know that since 2009 World Relief has made efforts to see and stand for justice in our immigration system here in America? With the recent election behind us, now is one of the most hopeful times that we as Christians can make a non-partisan stand to see immigrants (both documented...

23 Jan 2013

Comments and photos from one of our groups - Light Church - during World Relief's Refugee Christmas Project: Thank you Mrs. P (Elaine Carson), director of World Relief ,for introducing us to your beloved refugees - and for the tireless work you do to make their lives better! Delivering gifts...

19 Dec 2012

World Relief Refugee Christmas Project 2012 Each year, World Relief Jacksonville's Refugee Christmas Project pairs sponsors with newly arrived refugees to the city of Jacksonville. These refugees arrive in America with little personal belongings, sometimes only a bag of clothes. We want to...

09 Nov 2012

On Friday, October 13, a tragedy befell refugees in Jacksonville. Ten refugees returning to Jacksonville from their job on the late shift at Pilgrim’s Pride (a chicken processing plant) west of Jacksonville were involved in a fatal accident. Two Burmese refugees were killed and 8 other...

19 Oct 2012