SFR Fun Night
Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

SFR Fun Night

On March 22, from 6-8pm, SFR is hosting another one of our AMAZING Fun Nights in the Learning Commons of Scarsdale High School! There will be food and games to bring the Westchester refugee community together.

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Walk a Mile Event
Mar
19
6:00 PM18:00

Walk a Mile Event

Led by Steph Munn and the Pelham SFR chapter, the “Walk a Mile” event is a simulation exercise for participants to experience, if only for a few moments, the frustrations, the disappointments, and the hopes that refugees around the world face. By engaging in activities at 6 different stations, participants can gain insight into the life of refugees. It will be hosted in the Pelham Memorial High School Cafeteria and entry is free!

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Stronger Together Solidarity Fair
Feb
3
9:30 AM09:30

Stronger Together Solidarity Fair

The Temple Israel of New Rochelle hosted the “Stronger Together Solidarity Fair” in response to the violence that occurred at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh in October 2018. Several organizations attended this event to discuss various ways to achieve justice for all, especially those who are marginalized or unrepresented.

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SFR Fun Night
Nov
20
7:00 PM19:00

SFR Fun Night

On November 20th from 7-9pm, SFR is hosting a potluck dinner at our high school for refugee families in Westchester. There will be games and entertainment for the kids, as well as an opportunity for members of the resettlement community to meet and chat. 

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Nov
1
to Nov 9

Toiletry Drive

SFR chapters across Westchester are helping the Westchester Refugee Initiative in collecting toiletries for resettled refugee families across the tri-state area! Contact us if you want to donate.

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NaTakallam's 3rd Anniversary
Oct
9
5:30 PM17:30

NaTakallam's 3rd Anniversary

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Students for Refugees represented The Syria Fund at NaTakallam’s fundraising and celebratory event. We raised hundreds of dollars for The Sal School, met some incredible people involved in the cause of aiding refugees locally and abroad, and started working on starting some new projects and partnerships.

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George Latimer meeting at Scarsdale Friends Quaker Meeting House
Oct
22
6:00 PM18:00

George Latimer meeting at Scarsdale Friends Quaker Meeting House

George Latimer, who is running for Westchester County Executive, is having a meeting at Scarsdale Friends Quaker Meeting House.  He has stated that he supports refugee resettlement in Westchester.  It is essential to show our politicians that refugees are welcome here, especially since Astorino has taken a stance on refugees akin to the Trump Administration.

Photo credit @NY State Senate.

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Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

Donation Drive

The two organizations NuDay Syria and Hearts and Homes are holding a donation drive in October for refugees.  SFR members will be there to help load trucks and collect supplies.

This event is taking place on the following dates:

Saturday, October 21st, 10:00 - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, October 25th, 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturday, October 28, 10:00 - 4:00 pm

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Jun
11
12:00 PM12:00

Neighbors for Refugees event

We've been invited to attend a public event hosted by the Neighbors for Refugees in Larchmont, and Greater NYC families for Syria.  We'll be selling buttons, stickers, and answering questions about our work.  Additionally, there will be speakers from other refugee organizations.

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May
16
7:00 PM19:00

"Syrian Refugee Women and Children: What They Are Facing in Syria and As Refugees"

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Featured speakers

- Ahed Festuk: Syrian activist woman seeking US asylum
- Victoria Lupton: Women Now for Development

Plus: Several Brief Videos Highlighting the Impact of the Syrian Conflict on Children

Please join us after the presentation to assemble UMCOR school kits to be sent to refugee children around the world.  Information and action resources on the Syrian refugee crisis will also be provided

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