Is Friends of Refugees a 501c3?
Yes, Friends of Refugees has been a 501c3 since 2005, recognized by the IRS as being tax-exempt as a public charity. Donations made to Friends of Refugees are tax deductible.
Is Friends of Refugees a resettlement agency?
Friends of Refugees is not a resettlement agency. Resettlement agencies contract with the U.S. Department of State to provide services such as reception, basic orientation, food, shelter and health services to refugees during their first six months in the US. Friends of Refugees assists Refugees after their initial 90 day resettlement period.
What are the resettlement agencies working in Atlanta, GA?
There are four refugee resettlement agencies who serve as the first point of contact for any refugee arriving in the Atlanta area:
International Rescue Committee
New American Pathways
Catholic Charities Atlanta