With Love for Our Secret Santas
Every year, as the holiday season approaches, New AP reaches out to the Atlanta community to ask for “Secret Santa” gifts to share with the refugees we serve.
We want to show refugees that all are welcome and treasured here, and that the season of giving applies to everyone.
With nearly 200 children in our afterschool programs alone, we wonder each year if we will receive a gift for everyone. And every year, we are inspired by – frankly, blown away ... Read more >
A Gift for Claudine
Not only did our 2018 Secret Santas help us share gifts with all of our Bright Futures refugee youth, they enabled us to provide gifts for newly arriving families and other women, children and families served through our longer term programs like Parents as Teachers, English at Home and ongoing case management.
Here is just one story about one woman, Claudine, who received a special gift this season from a community donor.
Originally from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Claudine is a 24-year-old refugee who ... Read more >