Each list represents the essential items a family needs to help get their start in their new home. Your generous gifts provide them with comfort that goes way beyond the item itself or the purchase price.
We make lists to provide essential supplies to our families once they've been placed into housing. Most families have experienced trauma, high levels of stress and feelings of helplessness for many years. Thank you for putting your attention, energy, and dollars towards helping them!
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This family of four is from Afghanistan. They arrived mid 2017 and settled in San Diego. Both mom and dad are educated. In Afghanistan, they worked with the US troops, and traveled to the US through SIV. Dad is looking for work, and the mom is very pregnant. Please help support this family while they get on their feet.
The Aslamy family have a 4 year old boy and 1 year old girl. Both husband and wife are civil engineers and previously worked with USAID in Afghanistan, but due to imminent danger they were forced to leave their country. They are in need of some essentials to help them get started on their new life here.
The Yousofzai Family are from Afghanistan where they helped Afghan women and girls have access to education. While in Afghanistan they worked closely with American troops and were finally granted refugee status last year. They have come to America seeking a better life but they have had to start from scratch. The husband has a job and the wife prepares the home while they are happily expecting their 1st baby, in May! Won’t you help shower them with love! Thank you.
This young couple from Afghanistan arrived on Jan 17 and stayed in motel a few weeks, then moved to their rental apartment. They both have college degrees, the husband has an extensive work background with national and international organizations. Due to threats on their lives they left Afghanistan. They have nothing in their apartment, and their urgent needs are a bike, refrigerator and TV.
This family of 7 from Afghanistan immigrated through SIV arrived on Dec 12 2017. They had to pay for their air travel which depleted their savings. Both parents have college degrees. The dad worked with the US army for several years but due to security reasons they had to leave the country. Please help them feel safe and secure here. The kids are currently sleeping on the floor, and they have no kitchen items to cook with.
This young couple with twin boys and a baby boy left Afghanistan late August 2017 and settled in Northern CA. Dad has a bachelor degree in Buisness Adminstration and worked in multiple USAID projects in Afghanistan. He speaks multiple languages including English. He is willing to start his higher education here and work in order to afford his living cost here. Right now their urgent need is beds and bedding for all, warm clothes and shoes for kids and they need a car if anyone can donate one. Your generosity is much appreciated by this loving family.
The Ahmad Noori family are a young couple with 3 very young boys. They arrived in mid-September of 2017 and settled in VA. Dad previously worked with Dynacorp International as a mechanic, and also worked with the US training center in Afghanistan. They are in urgent need of items for their family.
This family of 6 is an Afghani family that arrived in July 2017. They have 3 teenagers and a child in kindergarden. Dad was mechanical driver and security guard in Afghanistan. Due to being in danger they left their home country and were eventually resettled in Sacramento. They need help with household items to make their house a home.
This family from Iraq have three boys and one girl. The family is in a hard situation because the dad is disabled and the mom was not granted citizenship. The government stopped assistance for them and the father cannot work. Please help and support this family as much as you can.
Dad, Mom and 5 kids moved from Syria to Jordan in 2013. The family arrived in the U.S. in 2016, and are expecting a new baby boy in February 2018. They especially need baby items and household items.
The Miri family is from Afghanistan and arrived in December 2017. They have two girls (six and four) and one 5-month-old boy. The father worked for 7 years in Information Technology and the mother graduated from high school in their country. They are new here and need all the household items which a new home needs. Please don't let them feel alone and lost.
The Amiry family arrived in Ohio in November 2017. Two weeks later, Mr. Amiry was traumatized and depressed and had to be hospitalized. His wife and the three-year-old boy stayed with relatives for a while until they could find their own apartment. Mr. Amiry worked in various USAID funded projects to support the US mission in Afghanistan. Because of his involvement with the US he was intimidated and threatened, forcing him to leave the country. They need your support to survive. Winter clothes are urgently needed.
This family of four arrived from Afghanistan in November 2017. The mother and father with a boy and girl (ages 8 and 6) settled in Ohio. The father is sick and can't work. The mother is seeking a job. She speaks good English and has great work experience background. She worked with USAID-funded projects for more than 7 years. Their home is empty and they need your love and support. Please help them not to feel alone here.
This large Afghan family have a young boy, teenage girl, and a toddler boy. They have been here for a year but the father is without a job. The kids walk to school for miles. They don't have a car or even bikes. They need warm clothes, shoes, and school supplies for their kids.
This young couple with a three-year-old son arrived on September 31, 2017 in California. Mom gave birth to a baby boy in early December. Dad has a bachelor of business administration degree and worked with USAID for 7 years; he is trying to get a job but due to long travel distances he is seeking financial help to buy a car or receive a car donation. Please welcome them with your love and support, especially the new baby boy!
This Afghan family of 5 arrived on June 1st 2017. They have three kids ages 10, 8 and 3.5 years old. Both the mother and father were educated in Afghanistan and dad has 15 years experience with USAID projects as procurement administrator. They left Afghanistan after receiving numerous death threats. The dad is willing and eager to find immediate work here in the US.
The Rahimi family is a young couple and their 3-month-old baby boy from Afghanistan. The father worked as a translator with the US Army for 4 years but they had to flee due to death threats. They need your help and support to settle here.
The Esmati family left Afghanistan in 2016. They have a 2 year old boy and a newborn boy. The father has worked with USAID projects in Afghanistan. They are in need of household items and baby items.
The Jafari's are a young Afghan couple who are expecting their first baby in February 2018. The husband worked with the U.S. military in Afghanistan and they arrived in the US in December 2016.
This young couple is from Homs, Syria. In 2012 they fled their war-torn country to a refugee camp in Jordan. On January 18, 2017, they arrived in Chicago, Illinois to start a new life in the United States! They are expecting their first baby in a few months -- a boy! As first-time parents, they are starting from scratch and could use our help getting ready for baby Masharka!
The Qazizada Family is from Afghanistan. They were able to get a special immigration visa for serving with US troops and left their home in November 2017. When they first arrived in Southern California, an Afghan friend hosted them for few days. They have now moved into their own, unfurnished apartment. The parents do not speak English, but their children, a 19-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, will soon start college here. Please help them furnish their new home!
This young couple arrived from Afghanistan in early 2017. The husband is working while the wife is attending school. He worked at the US embassy in Kabul for many years. The wife is currently pregnant and they are in need of items for their home.
This family of six arrived from Afghanistan in 2015. Both parents hold medical degrees and worked as doctors in Afghanistan. The mother and father are attending college here and need help supporting their family and repaying their travel loan. Some of their children do not have beds and have to sleep on the floor. The father's sister also lives with them but she just had open surgery and cannot work to repay her travel loan. They all need your love and support. Please open your arms to this wonderful educated family.
This family of eight arrived from Afghanistan in Aug 2017. The father was a journalist and translator with the US Army and coalition forces. He is looking for work now, but the family urgently needs your support with shoes, clothing, and other household items.
The Stanekzay family came from Afghanistan but had to leave behind two of their three children because they were unmarried and over the age of 21. The father was a dentist and worked at the US embassy. The mother was a lawyer and worked in the supreme court in Afghanistan. They are looking for work and need help with household supplies.
This family of four moved from Syria to Egypt in 2012 with the hope they would someday return to their beloved home in Syria. During this time the mother got pregnant with their first daughter who was born with health complications and is now disabled. In 2016 they made their way to Los Angeles. Recently, the father had an accident and he broke his leg. This family is currently facing extreme difficulty and needs your help and support.
This large family from Afghanistan arrived in October 2017! They have 3 boys and 2 girls ranging from 16 - 5 years old. The father worked as an English teacher and interpreter for more than 10 years but his safety was compromised due to his employment with the US. Their apartment is still empty and are most urgently in need of items such as bedding, blankets, kitchen supplies, carpet and vacuum cleaner.
Haroon is a young boy that arrived from Afghanistan in August 2017. He stayed 45 days with a host family. He has Masters degree in Buisness Adminstration in Afghanistan and has experience from working with the US Army Corps of Engineers. Haroon newly moved to his apartment and is in need of bedding and household items.
The Ayach family fled Syria when many of the neighbors and family were kidnapped or killed. The family of 3 boys and 1 girl arrived here in Oct 2016 and need your help and support.
This family of six ran away from Syria when the army started forcing young men to join the army. They fled to Jordan and then resettled in California in 2016. They are now in a tough situation as the father is not working and the mother requires dialysis. This family needs your help with a car, rent, and household items.
The Momand family left Afghanistan in late 2016. They have a 4-year-old boy and a 20-month-old girl. They also have a beautiful baby boy who was born in September 2017! Dad has a degree in banking and is going to school to perfect his English. Mom has a Masters degree in International Relations. They live in a small apartment and are in desperate need of suitable bedding for the children. They also need clothing and diapers. They are lacking some basic household items. Thank you for your generosity.
The Fakhri family is originally from Afghanistan. They have three young children -- two boys ages 5 and 6, and a 9-month-old baby girl. Their biggest need right now is a crib for their baby to sleep in. Since arriving in the US they've had some trouble connecting with aid. Let's get this family what they need for a good life here!
This Syrian family of 4 boys -- two are twins! -- arrived in 2016. The father has relocated the family attempting to find work. One of the boys is sick. They are in a tough situation and need your help and support.
This large family from Afghanistan with 7 kids left their country in 2016 and settled in CA. The father got sick in January 2017 and is still in the hospital. The kids are school students. The mother recently got a job babysitting but they are having trouble paying rent and need help in paying bills and getting their household items.
The Mashghool family is from Afghanistan and arrived in November 2016. The father previously worked as an interpreter for 8 years. They have three children -- one under 3 months old -- and need your help to begin their lives here.
The Al Radi family arrived from Syria in 2016. The mother and father urgently need help supporting their three daughters and one son. All three of the daughters suffer from Muscular Dystrophy and cannot walk to school. The family needs help with a car and other living essentials.
The Al Salmo family is a widowed Iraqi mother and 13-year-old son who arrived in May 2016. They are in need of living essentials and your support is greatly appreciated.
The Ziaee family are originally from Afghanistan. They arrived in Southern California in 2016, and recently moved to Washington state due to the high rents in CA. They have two young sons. Mr. Ziaee worked with the American Amk9 company in Afghanistan for 6 years. His wife is pregnant and the due date is October 28. They are currently in their new apartment in Washington with nothing, needing many items for their family and new baby.
The Sayedi family is a young couple from Afghanistan with a 2-year-old boy. The father has a degree in Geosciences and worked with the USAID as a senior data, statistics, and reporting analyst. He also has experience in administration, translating, and budgeting. They are in need of clothing and household items, but most urgently are in need of a refrigerator -- they cannot keep milk for their baby boy due to the hot weather. They need your kindness and support.
The Fida family arrived from Afghanistan in early 2017. They have four children between the ages of two and twelve. The father has a degree in land surveying and worked with the US Army Corps of Engineers. They urgently need help with clothing and household items for their family.
The Ahmadzai family is from Afghanistan. This family of six arrived in March 2017 and settled in OC, CA. Dad worked in the U.S. embassy in Afghanistan as a driver. He is currently jobless and the oldest son works at a medical company part-time. Mom is an excellent cook who can cook for large numbers of people and is creative in making great and new foods. They attend ESL classes. They need help getting items for their home and paying their IOM travel loan.
The Jamel family is from Iraq and has been in the US since 2015. Mr Jamel cannot work due to a disability, and his wife is struggling to work enough hours to support them. Your support will help them tremendously!
This family of five have been living here for two years but are still in need of household items. The kids are in school; Mom is at home, and Dad works but they can't afford some household items. They need your kindess and support.
The Noorzad family is a young couple from Afghanistan with a 3 years old boy. They arrived in August but stayed in a motel until October. They have just moved into a rented apartment. The father served with American forces in Afghanistan for many years but is still looking for work. They are in need of clothing and household items to start their new lives here.
The Ghafoory Family arrived in California from Afghanistan earlier this year. She is a single mother of a teenaged daughter and an 11-year-old son. The mother worked in the U.S. Embassy in Kabul at the time they fled Afghanistan for the U.S. Now the mother cannot find a job and needs extra help with meeting the basic needs of her children and home while she looks for work.
The Akbar family is a young couple that arrived in December 2016. They now have a newborn baby girl. Both the mother and father are attending school, and need help with household items, especially a crib for their baby girl.
The Hemat family arrived from Afghanistan in June 2017 and settled in El Cajon, CA. They have three kids, ages six, three and 18-months. The father has a bachelor's degree from Afghanistan but has not found work yet. They greatly need your help with clothing and other items.
After the Shahens lost their home in 2011, this family of six (two boys and two girls) moved from Syria to Jordan where they waited for 6 years before they could come to the US. The father needs help obtaining a car and driver's license. Please help and support this family.
Mr. Shakib is a 24-year-old young adult that arrived from Afghanistan in mid-2017. He has a bachelor's degree, can speak English very well, and is newly employed but needs help with clothing and other items. He is alone and has been through a lot to get here.
This young family left Afghanistan on April 21st 2017. They have two little boys ages 3 and 5. The father previously worked as video editor and camera operator and also has experience as a professional tailor. They are in need of many basic items listed here.
This family of 8 arrived from Afghanistan in 2015 and lived in Kentucky for 2 years, then moved to CA on August 28 2017. They have 6 kids ages 5-16 years old. Dad was teacher in Afghanistan and then worked as translator with Coalition forces. He is currently unemployed and needs help supporting this large family.
This young couple left Afghanistan in 2017 and settled in CA with their young toddler. Mr. Hashimi previously worked as civil engineer in Afghanistan with USAID funded projects for many years. This young family needs essential household items to help them get started on their new life.
The Wawieh family is from Syria, they have 6 kids (3 boys 3 girls) and are expecting another girl any day! Buzzfeed did a profile on their family: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6J5_QYy2ic Please check out their list and help welcome their new baby girl!
The Nisar family left Afghanistan in May 2107 and settled in CA. They have two children, ages 8 and 3. Mom and dad are ESL students and they need help in paying rent, their urgent needs are rugs and a vaccum cleaner which are on their list; they appreciate your generosity very much.
The Shinwari family is a large Afghan family who left their country in 2017 and are currently settled in a one bedroom apartment in CA. Dad has a journalism degree, worked as translator with the US Army and also has experience as an IT/ Radio technician. He currently has a part time job and also joined ESL courses. They urgently need help with supplies for their family and very young children.
Syrian family with five children! They left Syria and arrived in Ohio in August 2016, but found it was very hard life there, they couldn't find employment and weren't receiving any support from the government. Now they have settled in El Cajon and need your generosity and support.
This Syrian family has four children, one baby boy JUST born the first weekend of October! The family evacuated Syria in May 2013 to a refugee camp in Jordan until they arrived in the US in August 2016. The items listed here are needed very urgently, especially for their newborn boy. One of their daughters also needs a speech therapist. Please show this family your love and support.
This large Syrian family with 7 children (five boys and two girls) left Syria in 2011 and made their way to the US in 2016. The father is blind, as is one of the daughters. They need many basic items like clothing for the children and kitchen supplies. Their neighbor referred them to Miry's list and they are grateful for your support.
This family of four is originally from Afghanistan. They have two adorable sons ages 6 and 4 years old. They arrived in August and currently live in Northern California. Dad previously worked as a civil engineer in Afghanistan, and is looking for work as an engineer here in the US. Since they are new they are in an empty apartment and need your help and support.
This Afghan family arrived mid March 2017. They have two boys ages 7 and 2 living in a one bedroom apartment. Dad has extensive work experience in Admin, finance and translation. They only have a few things with them in their apartment and need help getting on their feet.
The Afzali family is originally from Afghanistan and arrived in the US in May 2017. Mr. Afzali has a degree in political science and previously worked in different porvinces of Afghanistan with the US army as an interpreter for 8 years. Their four children are enrolled in school here, and they are in need of school supplies for the kids and essentials for their home.
Mr. Jawad worked for the past 6 years with the US military in Afghanistan. He is 31 years old. For safety reasons, he had to leave Afghanistan and is now living here in the US without any family or connections. His apartment is completely empty and he is looking for work. Imagine how hard it would be to start from scratch without family or friends to lean on. Please show Mr. Jawad your love and generosity.
This Syrian family has five young children. They fled Syria after their house was bombed, and lived in Jordan for two years, They arrived in the US in July 2016. Two of their daughters were badly injured in the bombing and still suffer from PTSD. This family needs many essential items, also a car for transportation to work and school.
The Stanikzai family is an Afghan family with four young children. They arrived on August 31st 2017. The dad has a bachelor degree in agriculture as well as 10 years of working experience with different USAID projects. They urgently need to furnish their completely empty apartment while they begin to rebuild and dad finds employment. Items they need now include beds for the whole family, diapers, and basic kitchen cookware.
This family of 3 from Afghanistan just arrived in August. They have a 5 year old son. Mr. Stanikzai has a bachelor degree from Afghanistan, as well as a strong professional background with USAID funded projects in different positons. Like many USAID new arrivals, he speaks English and is ready to find work. They are currently living in an unfurnished apartment and need many essentials.
This young couple has a three month old baby girl. They arrived late April 2017 and resettled in CA. Mr. Nazari has a strong academic background and lots of work experience. He is currently unemployed and needs help finding work. They are in urgent need of items for their new baby.
The Al Bazazi family are originally from Syria. They have two sons and one daughter. They left Syria and moved to Jordan in 2012 after family members went missing or were killed. It was difficult for them living in Jordan. They moved to the US in August 2016. This family is in urgent need of clothing, shoes, and help finding employment.
The Meraj family of 3 is from Afghanistan. They have a 2 year old son. The dad has a master's degree from India and he is a volunteer list maker with Miry's List! They just moved into a new apartment, and need the following items urgently: bed frames, mattress, bedding, pillows, kitchen items, and cleaning supplies. Please show this family a warm welcome.
J. Sediqi, his wife, and 4 year old daughter are recent refugees from Afghanistan who moved to LA January 2017. While working as a translator with the US Military and USAID, their safety became seriously compromised and they had to leave Afghanistan. After three and half years of vetting, Sediqi and his family were finally granted visas to live in the US at the end of 2016 and they flew to LA in January 2017. Because the cost of living is so high in LA, the Sediqis are moving to Ohio to be closer to a refugee community there.
The Amanyar family have a darling 3 year old son. They arrived in the US in April 2017. They both have a college degree and previously worked with USAID funded projects in Afghanistan, Mr. Amanyar is currently working part time, but they don't have enough income to cover their rent and other living expenses.
This Syrian family has four children: 1 boy and 3 girls. In 2012, their home in Syria was completely destroyed, so they moved to Jordan and stayed in a refugee camp for one month, then lived in the city of Jordan for the next 4 years until they came to the US. The father needs help with finding a job and a vehicle. This family needs a lot of help getting resettled.
The Mir Stanikzai Family left Afghanistan in June 2017. They have two daughters ages 9 and 5 and one son who is 2. Dad has a degree from Kabul Poly Tech University and was an Engineer with different USAID projects. They are now living in a bare apartment and need many essentials. Please show this family a warm welcome.
This family arrived in July 2017 and settled in Virginia. Dad has a Bachelor's degree in management and also has a certification in finance management and accounting. He has 16 years of experience working with USAID, the US military and UN funded projects. He spent many years in diferent provinces of Afghanistan especially in dangerous ones like Kandahar, Helmand, Ghazni and Kunar. This family needs a warm welcome to the United States after serving our country overseas.
The Al Bazi are an Iraqi Christian family. Dad, Mom and their three children waited 8 years to come to the US and finally arrived in September 2016. In Iraq, they were targeted numerous times by ISIS, directly affecting their neighborhood and the kid's school. The mom had to stop going to work out of fear to walk in the streets. The husband has medical issues with his back and knees, he will need a double knee replacement. Their son turns 18 soon and needs help obtaining his driver's license. Please help this family with their new beginning here in the US.
Ms Gorgees is a single Iraqi mother of two. She has been divorced for many years and has financial problems due to lack of child support or any other financial support. Her son would love a PlayStation, and her daughter would like to have a tablet, but she can't even afford basic items. Please help and support this family.
The Saleh family are originally from Syria. They have 5 children and moved to the US from Egypt in 2015. Like many recent arrivals, they have struggled to settle and rebuild. The father is working hard to learn English, but has not yet found steady employment. The family is in a hard situation emotionally and financially, any help will be much appreciated.
This young Afghani husband and wife live in an empty apartment since their arrival in June 2017. Dad previously worked for USAID projects in Kabul for 11 years with Dyncorp International. He is searching for work and his wife is learning English so they can work toward succeeding with their new life in the US. They need all the household essentials for their empty home which are listed here.
The Haidar family have three young children. They left Syria in 2012 and moved to Andonaegui where they stayed until arriving in the US in March of 2016. The father is unemployed and seeking work to support their family. Their son asked that we use this picture of him and a local police officer for their profile picture. Meanwhile they need much love and support.
The Yari family are originally from Iran. They have two sons age 32 and 21, and a 15 year old daughter. They left their homeland three years ago and lived in Turkey until they found passage to the US in February 2017. Dad and the boys were landscapers in Iran, and are now seeking work here. They are currently unable to afford their apartment and need help paying their rent.
Mustafa Rahimi is an Afghan family with two girls, 11 and 9 years old and two boys 8 and 3 years old. They left their homeland to the States on June 9, 2017 and currently live in a one bedroom apartment in CA. Mom has a high school diploma, and dad previously worked as maintenance mechanic in USAID funded projects in Afghanistan. His receptive English is quite good and he needs employment in the Garden Grove or Fountain Valley area. He is very skilled and can work on any kind of machinery. Their monthly rent is $1700 and mostly income is only at $800 presently. They need your help and support to get their household supplies for their empty apartment.
The Niazi family are from Afghanistan and currently live in Westminster, CA in a one bedroom apartment. Dad has a business degree and has more than 7 years working experience with different USAID projects. His English is excellent. They have been here less than a month and are in need of many essential items. They secured an apartment but have no beds or blankets for the children. The father is working on getting his license so he can drive the children to school. Please show this family a warm welcome.
The Trad family are originally from Syria. Dad, Mom and their three sons and daughter moved to Egypt in 2012 after their neighbors house was destroyed in an explosion. Afraid their home would be next, the family stayed in Egypt for safety until making their way to the US. Their current apartment is difficult for them to afford ($2250 monthly). The father is currently seeking employment. The Trad family really needs your help with rent and other household essentials.
The Sadiq family left Afghanistan in November 2016. They are the parents of an adorable 7 year old girl and a 4 year old boy. Dad is educated and worked for many years as project manager and is currently seeking employment here in the US. The household items they are in need of are on their list.
This family of 7 moved from Homs, Syria by walking across the border to Jordan after their home was destroyed. They stayed for a month at the Alemarat Camp, then moved to Irbed before coming to the US. The dad lost his brother in Syria, and the mom doesn't know if her own brother is alive. They have a 10 year old daughter with cleft palate, and no health insurance. Please help and support this family.
This Syrian family of 5 arrived in San Diego County in August of 2016. The mother and 3 boys fled Syria in 2013 after the Syrian government tried to take their oldest son into their army. The mother and sons, who are now 22, 20 and 13 survived in Jordan until the father was able to reunite with the family in Jordan one month before leaving for Californiia. They are grateful to be together again and begin a new life. The family is in need of clothing and basic household items. Both of the older boys wear the same sizes and all 3 men wear size 9 shoes. The family needs help in obtaining a car as they are far from the boys' schools and transporation is problem. Your generosity is deeply appreciated!
This Afghan couple arrived on May 4, 2017. They stayed in a volunteer house for a couple of months before finding the apartment they currently live in. Both are educated and searching for employment. They have virtually nothing, so please help them furnish their new apartment with these essential items.
This Iraqi family is a special case. In March 2014 while living in the city of Al-Adhamiya, there was a large explosion which killed their oldest daughter and the remaining family was left gravely wounded. Dad, Mom and their younger daughter have had many surgeries. They moved to Turkey in July 2014 and they waited there until they arrived to the US in September 2016. This family needs urgent help with rent, household items, and clothing. Please help and support the family. The mom is interested in catering Iraqi food for parties and would love employment.
The Amin family arrived in the US on January 20th, 2017. They have 5 children ranging from 11-19 years old. Before coming to the US, they lived in Pakistan for 7 years where the boys were weaving carpets and dad was selling fruits on the street. The kids are now in school and dad is jobless, and they are not able to afford living costs, including the rent of their apartment which is $1500 per month (they are short $500 a month until the dad can find employment). Please show this struggling family your generosity.
This Iraqi family is made up of Dad, Mom, 3 boys and 1 girl. They had a very hard time in Iraq and lost their home. While the father was looking for a safe place for the family he applied through the IOM and they accepted his case. They left Iraq in September 2016 and arrived in America the next day. They now live in Westminster and need these essentials for their home.
The Alikhail family arrived mid 2016 with two boys ages 6 and 5. Dad previously worked with the US army corps of engineering in diferent provinces in Afghanistan for more than 5 years. Here in the US, he offers help in his free time to families, giving them rides to their appointments, or enrolling kids in school and he is interested in helping Miry's list families as well. This kind-hearted family needs some essentials for their home.
This Afghan family arrived June 2017 with two little boys ages 6 and 3, and for the first two weeks they stayed in a motel before moving into an apartment. Both Mom and Dad have a bachelor degree in Economics and worked with USAID projects. They need household essentials while they look for employment.
Small family from Afghanistan just moved to Northern CA. Mom and dad have a 3 month old baby girl. Both Mom and Dad are educated and worked in Afghanistan. They currently need many essentials for their new home, including furniture and beds.
The Sadat family has 4 boys ages 14, 13, 10 and 2.5 years old. They arrived late 2016 and resettled in CA. Currently, all 6 of them live in a one bedroom apartment. Dad is an Engineer and served for many years with the US troops in Afghanistan. The three older boys are in school and they need school supplies. Because the dad is currently in college, they can't afford their rent of the apartment and as well as other living costs. They need your love and support especially with school supplies, a laptop, and tablets for the kids and a sewing machine for mom.
Family of 9 live in one- bedroom apartment! Can you imagine how hard is it living 9 people in a one bedroom apartment? Especially in such small space in hot Southern California weather? Have you ever thought of sleeping on the floor without a bed due to lack of space? The responses to all the questions above is experienced in real life of Afghan family of 9 left their homeland mid July 2017 and resettled in a one bedroom apartment with no bed, or bedding sheets. Although they have need household essentials, but still due to lack of space can't request it at the the time. They have only 4 mattresses. Dad of the family is actively searching for employment, the kids are in school, and mom is taking care of their needs. They need to find a larger but affordable apartment, even though they can’t afford their current apartment rent. They need your warm welcome.
This Afghan family of five arrived on March 3, 2017 and currently live in CA. Mother and father have three kids ages 12, 10 and 7. Dad previously worked as translator under direct supervision of the US army corps of engineers in many remote areas in Afghanistan until he was targeted by insurgents and recieved warning by the Taliban to cease assisting with US troops otherwise he will be killed. Please help welcome this family.
This family with three young children moved to Jordan in 2012 and sought refuge there until they arrived in the US in 2016. The father has serious medical and chronic pain issues. This family needs your help and support.
The Khaled family arrived in the Inland Empire in July of 2016. This young couple made their way to Jordan after the husband was shot in the chest by the Syrian army. The time spent in Jordan was very difficult. He has had many surgeries and will be needing another. His medical needs make him unable to work during this coming year. They have a 18 month old daughter and could use a lot of help. Everyday necessities are hard to come by. The family is thankful for your support. They are also in need of a car.
Sabawoon Afghan is a young and educated family from Afghanistan with a 4.5 year old daughter. They left Afghanistan to come to the States in June 2017. The yare currently living in an empty apartment in Southern California. The mom is 9 months pregnant and is due in mid July! Dad is an Electric Engineer and he is interested in working in the Solar industry. He made the first solar and electrical car in Afghanistan! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4qNmBtiohE . Let's welcome this family, get them off the floor and show them we care. Basic items are considered urgent.
This large Afghan family arrived early 2017. Mom, Dad with 3 boys ages 19, 17 and 10 years old and 3 girls ages 15, 13 and 8 years old live in Southern CA. The two young boys are very good football players and also great in school. Mom and Dad are taking English courses but do not have employment yet. Mom is a good cook and tailor. This family needs your love and support.
This Iraqi single mother has a difficult situation: she has 7 children, a pending divorce case, and no financial support from family. Please show your love and support to this large Iraqi family as they begin their new life.
Large family of 7 from Afghanistan arrived to Los Angeles on February 7, 2017. Mom and Dad with three girls ages 18, 16, 15 and two bays ages 11, 10 currently live together in a two bedroom apartment. Dad previously worked With the NATO Radio station in Afghanistan, can speak English and is now looking for employment. Providing them with these household essentials can really help them out.
The Al Sraihat family are a big Iraqi family: Dad, mom, four girls and three boys! They left a very hard situation in Iraq. They have been living in the US since 2014. Their kids have been sleeping on the floor and walking miles to school. This family is looking for help and support.
Young family from Afghanistan arrived in the US in 2014. Their son is 2 and was born here in the US. Both mom and dad speak English. Dad is currently working but is looking for a higher income job. Mom is 9 months pregnant and due early July. Please help welcome this growing family.
This family of five left Syria in 2012, stayed in Jordan for safety and then relocated to the US last August. They need help with basic kitchen and household items listed here. Thank you for your support!
The Al Refai family are a Syrian family with five children who left Syria in 2013, and stayed in Jordan at the Al Zatri camp which was very hard for them. They arrived in the US safely in 2016. The father is still looking for employment so they can buy a minivan for the family. Please help and support this family.
The Haj Mohamad family are from Syria. They have 6 children, three girls and three boys. The father is currently looking for employment so they can buy a car. Please show this large family your love and support.
The Khairzada family is headed up by a strong but struggling single Mom with 3 children. Mom is currently supporting her family on minimum wage, and can't afford to cover rent and her children's basic expenses. Right now their apartment is bare and Mom is sleeping on the floor. Please show this family your support and love.
This single mom with five children moved from Iraq to Turkey in 2005, where the family waited until December, 2016 to move to the US. Please show this family your love and support!
Afghan family with three children (boys ages 10 months and 10 years, and a girl age 6) arrived early April 2017. They first stayed with a volunteer before moving just recently into their apartment, which is completely bare. Click through to help with their household essentials.
Large Afghan family of seven (mom, dad, six boys ages 5 to 17) left their home in late March, 2017 and moved into a three bedroom apartment in California. All of the children are currently busy in school and interested in football and cricket. Dad has an MD bachelor degree from Afghanistan and worked with US military troops for many years, but is still unemployed.
The Khaldon Al Mahamid family (mom, dad, three small children) moved from Syria to Jordan in 2013, and then came to the US in October 2016 with the help of the UNHCR. They are working toward rebuilding their life here and need help with essential household items.
This family from Afghanistan arrived on January 19, 2017 with a six-year-old girl and 2.5-year-old twins. Dad has a bachelor degree in Political Science and served as lawyer, prosecutor and translator for US troops in Afghanistan. Mom is educated and worked as teacher in Afghanistan. As a result of a land mine explosion dad was badly injured during a mission - he is still under treatment and is unable to work. This amazing family needs your love. Please help them by providing them with these much needed items.
Syrian family of 7 with one on the way! Dad, Mom, with five kids aged 3-9. The Abu Rajab family left Syria 2013 to Jordan, where they stayed for 3 years until they were awarded resettlement in the US. This big growing family is here now here, resettling in Northern CA and need our loving help and support.
The Elham family recently arrived to the US with their 8 month old baby. For the past 14 years, the father worked for the ISAF, specifically for the US troops in dangerous locations of Afghanistan. Now that they have immigrated to the US, they face a travel debt of $3,000. They don't have many necessary household items or clothes. Your support is kindly requested by this Afghan veteran who risked his life in support of our military.
This Afghan family of six includes mom, dad, two boys (ages nine and 1.5), and two daughters (ages 6 and 4). They arrived in California on Jan, 9, 2017. Dad's English is very good and he worked with a USAID funded projects in Afghanistan.
The Alkhleif family needs much help and support. Two days before they arrived in the US, they lost their 2 year old daughter. They have three other daughters. Dad has vitiglio disease which takes an emotional toll. Please show this family your love and support.
This Afghan family Mom, Dad with a two year old baby girl arrived on March 6 2017 from Afghanistan and live in CA. Dad worked as an interpreter with the US army and also US Embassy in Kabul Afghanistan. They just moved into a new apartment and need the following items.
Syrian family of 7 with kids aged 1.5, 2.5, 5, 8, and 10. Seeking diapers, wipes, clothing, shoes, toiletries and cleaning supplies for the house. Please show this large family your support by providing them with these essentials!
The father of this family of ten was killed in Iraq. The widowed mother and nine children moved to Turkey for safety and waited there for three and a half years. This very big family needs your help and support to change their life. They are all living in one small apartment and are in urgent need of all of the items on their list.
The Adils (mom, dad, a three-year-old son, a six-year-old daughter and a new baby arriving any day now!) left Afghanistan for the US on July 7, 2016 and settled in California. Dad is a civil engineer, mom attends English classes and both children are eager to learn how to swim. The daughter is artistically talented and already interested in painting. Items for the newborn are top priority!
The Shalizi Family arrived from Afghanistan in early 2017 with two boys age 13 and seven, and a nine-year-old girl. Dad has a bachelors degree in electrical engineering and work experience with international electrical engineering companies in Afghanistan, and is seeking a job here in California. Mom is taking ESL courses. Their empty apartment very much needs the items in their list.
This family of four (dad, mom, four-year-old boy, five-year-old girl) arrived from Afghanistan on December 7, 2016. Dad and mom both speak Farsi and English. They're currently unemployed and seeking work. Dad worked as a legal advisor and project coordinator in Afghanistan. They need furniture and household essentials.
Dad, mom, grandma and four kids moved to Jordan from Syria in 2011, where they waited until 2016 when they moved to the U.S. They are currently in urgent need of clothing for the Grandmother, who is elderly and in need of warm clothing.
This Syrian family of seven includes mom, dad and six children. They moved from Syria to Iraq in 2013 and waited there until February 2017 before coming to the U.S. This very large family is in need of many items to help them resettle. Your generosity is much appreciated.
This family of three arrived in the US in September of 2016. The mother uses a wheelchair and the daughter is partially blind. They need your help and support with these essential items including hijab for the mother and daughter.
Mom, dad and two sons ages 16 and 23 arrived in the US in late 2016. Both parents have started ESL classes, the 23-year-old son wants to attend college to study computer science, and the youngest son is in high school. Laptops are a high priority for them so they can study and look for work.
This Syrian mom, dad, and three teenage children, originally from rural Damascus, left in March 2013. They stayed in the city of Mafrack, Jordan for one year, before going to Aman, and made it to the US in July 2016.
Mom, dad and five children (two sons and three daughters) moved from Syria to Jordan in 2013, where they waited until 2016 when they found a way to get to the US. They need household items, and clothing and shoes for their children to start their new life
Family of six (mom; dad; four children ages 2, 6, 7, 8) arrived from Afghanistan on March 27, 2017. The father is a BBA holder and was working with the US army in Afghanistan. He speaks English and is looking for employment. Their empty apartment needs to be furnished and they are in need of basic household items.
Afghan family of seven (mom; dad; four girls ages 2, 7, 8, 10; one boy age 11) who arrived February 15 2017. This large family is currently living together in a two bedroom apartment. Dad previously worked with the US Army in Afghanistan, can speak English and he is now looking for employment.
This Afghan family of eight (mom; dad; six boys ages 2.5, 7, 11, 13, 17) arrived on December 28, 2015. Dad worked with a USAID-funded project, but had an accident on the job and despite surgery, still needs more treatment and as a reult is unable to work.
Thisfamily of five arrived from Afghanistan on March 27, 2017 with three daughters ages 5, 10 and 11. Dad has a BBA and was working in Afghanistan in HR with different organizations. Their empty apartment needs many essential items.
This family of six (three girls ages 6, 9 and 11; one boy age 2) left Homs, Syria in December 2012. They moved to the US in October 2016, where they stayed in a single hotel room for 12 days with no food or access to food stamps. Now they are happily in a permanent home, but they still need some essentials.
This family of five (mom, dad, one boy and two teenage girls) left Syria in 2013 and stayed in Egypt until July 2016 when they came to the US.
Syrian Family of six including an eight-year-old boy, pictured here in the middle, who has been diagnosed with a severe case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a rare genetic disorder that causes brittle bones and stunted growth. Mom is young, in her mid twenties, and she is an INCREDIBLE cook who bakes delicious cakes.
This family of seven (children ages 4, 8, 9, 11 and 13) fled Homs, Syria in 2012, walking by foot to Jordan with their five children, including their three week old baby. They spent four years there, the first two months in a refugee camp under terrible conditions, before moving to the city. Dad makes best falafel ever.
This middle-aged woman recently arrived from Syria.
The Mohammad Katab family moved to Jordan from Syria in 2012, and then landed in the US in August, 2016 with the help of the UNHCR. The father needs a car so he can start working with Uber and the family can be independent once more, and they need all household essentials.
This family moved from Syria to Kurdistan, Iraq in 2013, and arrived in the US in November, 2016, with five children. Dalan, one of their sons is a talented musician despite being blind and his dream is to have his own keyboard.
This family of four (mom, dad, five-year-old boy and six-year-old girl) left Syria in 2013 with their two young children and the UNHCR subsequently helped them come to the US in 2016. They need clothing and household supplies.
This young family left a very tough life in Syria for more hardship in Jordan, eventually landing in Miami in August 2016 where they struggled further without jobs and no real community to connect with. Luckily an American woman helped them move to California on February 2, 2017 where they have a community, but still need some household essentials.
Family of four (mom, dad, girls ages 14 and 22) arrived from Iran on January 24, 2017. Dad is seeking employment.
The Mohamad Abdi family left Syria in 2012 for Turkey, where they stayed until arriving in the US in October, 2016. The mother of the family has Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), which affects her kidney function, and one of the children has health issues related to his spleen. This family looking for your help and support.
The Al Sednawis are a Syrian family of five (mom, dad, three children ages 11, 13 and 19) who left their homeland in 2014. They waited for more than three years in Egypt before arriving in California in July, 2016.
This family of seven includes mom; dad; three daughters ages 2, 10 and 13; two sons ages 12 and 13; and an elderly grandmother. They arrived in the US on September 1, 2016 via a refugee camp in Jordan.
This single Syrian man, himself a refugee, has worked hours upon hours to make more than 30 lists for new arrival refugee families in El Cajon. We thank him for his help and now it's time for his own list!
Mom, dad, one girl and two boys moved from Syria to Jordan in 2012, where they lived under difficult circumstances at the Al Zatary Camp until they were finally able to move to the US in January 2017.
Syrian Family of six including an eight-year-old boy, pictured here in the middle, who has been diagnosed with a severe case of Osteogenesis Imperfecta, a rare genetic disorder that causes brittle bones and stunted growth. Mom is young, in her mid twenties, and she is an INCREDIBLE cook who bakes delicious cakes.
This very large Syrian family of nine moved to Jordan in 2013, where they applied to come to the US through the UNHCR, arriving in the US in August, 2016. One of the children has special needs, and none of the family members can speak English yet, making work very difficult to find, so this family needs your help and support.
Syrian family of six (mom, dad, four children ages 2, 7, 9, and 11) fled their home in 2013 and went to Jordan, living in a refugee camp where they applied for refugee status with the UNHCR and eventually made it to the US. Mom and dad have serious health problems and it causes a lot of stress for the family.
Syrian family of five with a newborn! Mom, dad, twin boys age 7, and an 8-year-old daughter. They left Syria in 2012, staying in Jordan for four years until being awarded resettlement in the US and arriving to Southern California in August, 2016. They need help with clothes, household items and personal care supplies.
Large Syrian family with 6 children ages 8, 8, 11, 13, 14 and 17. Mom has a disability that limits the use of her legs. They left Syria in September, 2013 for Jordan, and arrived in the US in October, 2016.
Afghan Family of five (mom, dad, three children ages 6, 8 and 9) arrived on March 14, 2017. Dad was previously working as an engineer in Afghanistan, he speaks English very well and is now seeking employment. They need household essentials and clothing for the children to help them make their home together.
Syrian family of six (mom, dad, two boys and two girls) arrived just wo days before the first Muslim ban. The family had to flea from Halab, Syria to Istanbul, Turkey after their house was completely destroyed. In Istanbul, the older boys had to work to support the family financially and the girls were not able to attend school. They arrived here hoping for a brighter future.
Mom, dad and five (!) girls left Homs, Syria for Damascus in 2012, where they stayed for two months before leaving for Dara on the border of Jordan. They made it across the border to Jordan traveling on foot, staying in camp for 10 days before making it to Aman. They arrived in the US in October, 2016.
This Syrian family of four (mom, dad, two children) left Homs in 2012 for Jordan, where they applied for refugee status through the UNHCR. They arrived in San Diego in August, 2016.
Mom, dad and four children (two boys and two girls ranging in age from 4 to 18) left Syria for Egypt in 2012, where they lived for four years before making their way to the US. Dad was a professional carpenter in Syria.
Syrian family of six (mom; dad; three boys ages 9, 19 and 21; a daughter age 16) arrived here on November 1, 2016. They are in need of these basic items to help them rebuild their life here in the states.
S's personal story: "I am S, born and brought up in Egypt. I have completed my BSC in Medical Sciences in 2008 and moved to India afterwards for volunteer work in southeastern India. By the end of my mission, Egypt was falling under huge political problems that necessitated my Asylum in India. I lived in India until I was granted the approval for admission to the US under the Obama Administration, and was granted entry to the US on 26 January 2017. I consider myself lucky to meet Miry and her team and the generous families who support our cause. I need to be introduced to the American Society. Here I am, starting my first job, and will begin renting my own home on 4 March."
Warm, loving family from Syria: mom, dad and three daughters ages 11, 15, and 19. They arrived in June, 2016 and are resettling in Southern California.
A beautiful family of seven from Afghanistan who have resettled in Orange County. The children range in age from 8 months to 13-years-old. Dad speaks basic English and the baby girl is deliciously chunky! Miry's List was able to supply them with beds, a cell phone, and household basics in their first week in their new home, but there are still a few items left they need.
Syrian family of eight: mom, dad, four daughters and two sons. One of the girls is disabled. They moved from Syria to Iraq where they received UNHCR refugee status and before being selected for resettlement in the US.
Syrian family of six: mom, dad and four boys ages 5, 11, 16, and 18. One of the sons has an eye injury which causes partial blindness. They fled from Syria to Jordan in 2012, where they waited four years until they were granted resettlement in the United States.
Syrian refugee family that arrived in southern California in late January. Dad, mom, and four kids ages 7 through 13.
Originally from Homs, this family of seven left Syria in 2012 for Jordan. Dad, mom and five children aged 11, 9, 6, 4, and 3. Husband was a plumber in Syria and is looking for employment here now.
Iraqi family (mom and two teenagers ages 14 and 16) fled to Turkey where they lived in a refugee camp for four years, before they were finally able to make it to the U.S. in late 2016. The father of the family is unable to join his wife and children in the U.S. at this time.
This is a Syrian family of seven (mom, dad, girls ages 4, 13, 11; boys ages 8, 6). The six-year-old is disabled and non-verbal, but his eyes are filled with joy and he smiles easily. The father was a contractor in Syria, whose specialty was creating beautiful ceilings. They recently moved to Southern California, and have been living in an apartment for just a few months. They are currently in the process of enrolling their children in school.
Originally from Daraa, Syria in the south, this family left Syria in 2013 when Mohammed was three months old, traveling by foot. They walked eight hours to the border to Jordan and lived in camp for one month before moving to the city of Ramtha. They lived there until September, 2016 when they came to US. The three older children are special needs (downs syndrome), the youngest suffers from seizures and is on medication to limit and treat them, and is also mentally disabled. Oldest girl is in a special needs school and the dad has half facial paralysis.
Syrian family of seven (mom, dad, five children ages 2 - 14) fled to Jordan and lived in refugee camp in poor conditions for three years before finally making it to the U.S. Their youngest son was born in the refugee camp. The father was a baker in Syria and is currently looking for work in that field.