Hyde Park Refugee Project kicked off its third annual summer camp last week! Forty-four kids, ages four to 12, from 20 refugee families signed up for the camp that transitioned from in-person to online this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks to the generous donations of Refugee Project supporters and a $5,000 grant from the Religious
Thanks to the generous donations of scores of Hyde Park residents, four Syrian families and several disadvantaged community members received much-needed warm weather gear just in time for winter. The family friendly event took place on Wednesday and Saturday of last week at Augustana Lutheran Church in Hyde Park. When the call for the clothing
On December 23, 2017, the Hyde Park Refugee Project, in partnership with RefugeeOne, welcomed its first refugee family to Hyde Park. Forced to flee their home in Aleppo, Syria due to the escalating violence and conflict there, the family of five made their way to Turkey where they eventually received permission to resettle in the US.