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Restoring Dignity brings hearts together to serve the refugee community

Written by Katie Fourney    on August 11, 2020    in
by Leo Adam Biga

*Note: Photos shared in this story were taken prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restoring Dignity depends heavily on volunteers and donors to ensure refugees have a decent place to live.
Restoring Dignity brings refugee families furniture and household items to transform a living space into a home where they can thrive. Their work also includes teaching basic cleaning skills and providing critical housing advocacy for refugees.
Volunteer Jeff and Crystal Young make community service projects a family endeavor. They began pitching in on Restoring Dignity makeovers of refugee homes after seeing a call for help.

Across the Road: A Crossroads of Western Iowa Initiative to Virtually Connect Clients and Community Members

Written by Katie Fourney    on May 27, 2020    in
This blog is written and shared by Crossroads of Western Iowa. 

**Update: We participated! Scroll to the end to read our review. 

Picture this: two roommates, unable to go on their regularly scheduled community outings due to the current COVID-19 crisis, meet kittens born the previous evening at the Midlands Humane Society via a Microsoft Teams connection.  The two animal-loving friends ask the Humane Society’s Executive Director questions about the animals’ routines, laugh together when the kittens roll around the screen, and share what life in quarantine is like for them.  


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