"...whose flame is the imprisoned lightning, and her name Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand glows world-wide welcome..." [Read more]

Helping with school enrollment.

Jacksonville family from Iraq makes good. Haleem and his son beside his own yellow taxi.

Karen youth perform the traditional pole dance.

Mon National Day, celebrated through traditional dance.

Young Chin celebrate their National Day with a traditional dance.

Assistance with job applications.


About Us

Interfaith Refugee Ministry is a refugee resettlement organization whose mission is to encourage parishes, congregations, and other potential co-sponsors to offer hospitality, welcome, and a supportive network of resources for both refugees and those who assist them. Read more


Interfaith Refugee Ministry provides support and orientation to all eligible clients in order to assist them to become self-sufficient economically and to become integrated into American society. Read more


Interfaith Refugee Ministry’s service are intensive, and even with a dedicated staff, the need for volunteers is ever present. Volunteers are college/high school students, church members, and any others who are willing to provide direct services to Interfaith’s clients. Read more

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Latest News

Tragedy in New Bern

March 19, 2015

Three young children in the New Bern refugee community died on Tuesday evening.  They were murdered allegedly by their next door neighbor in an attack that leaves a shocked and grieving community and many unanswered questions.  Many in the surrounding area want to know how to help the family.  If you would like to donate, please click on the $ symbol which will take you to our Donate Money page.  You do not need a PayPal account and you can designate your donation for the family on the message line.


Interfaith's Newsletter

November 08, 2014

We have found a great volunteer who is putting out a monthlly e-newsletter.  If you would like to receive it, please send your email to Susan at shusson@helpingrefugees.org  Thank you.

AmazonSmile Foundation

November 08, 2014

The AmazonSmile program donates 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to charitable organizations who are registered.  Please select Interfaith Refugee Ministry as your charity of choice.  Thank you.