Category: Refugee Services
2017 LAFCU Spring Into Giving Drive
The St. Vincent Catholic Charities’ fourth annual LAFCU Spring Into Giving Drive collects donations that assist children and families in need. The largest number of families needing household gifts come from…Read More
Service Through Charity
Across Michigan, Catholic charitable organizations provide services to all in need, regardless of their faith, background, or income level. In treating every person as Christ would treat them, these agencies…Read More
What is the Biggest Misconception About Refugees?
What is the biggest misconception about refugees? Refugees are people who “owing to a well-founded fear of being persecuted for reasons of race, religion, nationality, membership of a particular social…Read More
How Can I Get Involved With Refugee Services?
Get involved with refugee services at St. Vincent Catholic Charities. If you have a strong desire to getting involved and assist Lansing’s refugee population, visit https://stvcc.org/services/refugee-services/getting-involved. STVCC Refugee Services is…Read More
Meet the STVCC Refugee Services Staff
St. Vincent Catholic Charities Refugee Services staff has a diverse background of individuals from across the globe. Many staff members originally came to the United States as refugees and seek…Read More
What is the Biggest Challenge Working With Refugees?
Patience and empathy are the two most important skills when working with refugees. Many come from very difficult situations and face a steep learning curve when arriving to a new…Read More
What is the Most Rewarding Part Working with Refugees?
The most rewarding part working with refugees is helping refugees grow and witnessing the successes that each individual achieves. STVCC Refugee Services is the only resettlement program for adult individuals…Read More
Why Is It Important to Serve Refugees?
It is important to serve refugees in order to help the most vulnerable. Each refugee needs support from everyone in the community in order to thrive on their own. STVCC…Read More
STVCC: Mid Michigan’s Refugee Resettlement Agency
St. Vincent Catholic Charities is the designated refugee resettlement agency for adults and families in mid-Michigan, resettling refugees since the 1970s. Through a federal government program we assist with the…Read More
Refugee Services: Here I Have Everything
From refugee to farmer, Bhim embraces his new life. Bhim Dahal is a refugee from Bhutan, who resettled in Lansing in 2010 and has since started his own farm in…Read More