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The Afghan Refugee Resettlement Reimbursement program will reimburse up to $1,000 per local United Methodist church in the United States that is in a sponsorship relationship with Church World Service. Expenses eligible for reimbursement must fit the following criteria:  

• Pre-arrival support, such as: setting up/furnishing an apartment; providing a culturally appropriate welcome meal; welcoming a family at the airport.

• Post-arrival support: assisting in English Language Learners (ELL) tutoring; providing transportation to medical appointments; assisting with grocery shopping or community navigation; mentorship.

• Providing other financial support to a newly arrived Afghan family to help them adjust to life in the U.S.

Full details, including application forms, can be found at https://umcmission.org/umcor/afghan-refugee-resettlement-reimbursement-program/.