HPRP

Good news!

  Dear friends, You recently received a request for donations to finance the purchase of Chromebook laptops for the refugee children we are working with at the middle school and high school levels. We are extremely happy to report that our goal of $5,000 has not only been met but exceeded. We are now determining …

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Hyde Park Herald covers Refugee Project recruitment effort

Hyde Park Herald recently interviewed Penny Visser, co-director of Hyde Park Refugee Project, and long-time volunteer Susan Augustine about the Refugee Project’s efforts to recruit more volunteers. “All of the refugee families we’re working with recognize the vital importance of education for their children, and they are grateful to the support our community is providing,” …

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Calling all volunteers!

Want to make a difference in a refugee’s life? Hyde Park Refugee Project invites you learn more about our volunteer-based organization and opportunities to get involved. We will be hosting a special information session on Tuesday, October 16, 6:30 p.m. at Augustana Church, 5500 S. Woodlawn in Hyde Park. The purpose will be to orient …

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Join us for a special tour of Doctors Without Borders Forced From Home Exhibit on September 26

FORCED FROM HOME PRIVATE TOURS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 6:56 PM and 7:04 PM Richard J. Daley Center 50 W Washington St Chicago, IL Join us for special guided tours of ‘Forced From Home‘ Doctors Without Borders’ interactive, behind the headlines exhibit that’s coming to Chicago’s Daley Plaza Sept 23-30.  Hyde Park Refugee Project has reserved space for …

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Enriching summer ahead!

This spring, volunteers have been busy making our organization more efficient and developing a new summer enrichment pilot program for refugee families that we hope to launch this summer with your help. Here’s a quick update of what we’ve been up to: Created a formal employment team and recruited seven volunteers to help find sufficient …

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