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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Hello Miry's List family! The Pohmale family moved to the US in May 2017. The dad worked for years with the US military in Afghanistan and needed to leave urgently because of danger to him and his family. He, his wife, and 2 year old son moved to L.A. with only a few bags and soon moved up to Fresno to live with the dad's brother, who also has a wife and a 1 year old daughter. Both women are expecting again. The Pohmale's need our help to furnish their apartment and prepare for their coming bundles of joy.
This young Hussaini family traveled to the US through SIV. Dad, 28, used to work as interpreter with American forces in Afghanistan. He holds a bachelors degree in agriculture and his wife, 23, graduated from high school. They have a newborn baby girl 2 months. They are in need of basic household things to set up their new home and items for the baby like crib, stroller and clothes. Please help this young adorable family.
URGENT CASE! This family of three left Syria in 2013 and then waited in Jordan for three years before coming to the United States. The mother is sick and uses a wheelchair, and the daughter has vision problems. Recently, the father suffered from a stroke as well. Please help this family who truly needs your support!
Hello Miry's List Community! The Ibrahimkhil's are a family of 9 from Afghanistan who arrived to Orange County in March 2016. The dad worked as a medical doctor with the American military in Afghanistan and the mom is a housewife. All of their children are in school and they have THREE SETS OF TWIN BOYS! They need help getting settled into their new home. Thank you for anything you can help with!
The Nasir family arrived in Nov 28 2017 and settled in Sacramento,CA. They came to the U.S. by the SIV program. They have 2 boys, 6 and 7 years-old. Mom and Dad both can speak English but not well. Mom is going to school and dad is working. Their kids are in school right now too and could use the help to sustain their new education. Let's help welcome this family!
Syrian family with Mom and Dad and 4 kids (3 girls and 1 Boy). The family moved from Syria to Jordan in 2012 and waited there until they arrived to USA through UNHCR in 2016. They recently arrived to El Cajon from Sacramento. Prior to that they were in Tennessee. The kids currently sleep on the floor in their empty apartment. Through hard times, the kids still remain close and hopeful as shown in their picture here. Let's help fill this family's apartment with love and support.
Leti is 12. When she grows up, she is going to be a lawyer! But right now, she and her 10 year-old brother love to play tag and go the movies- preferring pizza to anything else, just like every kid we know! Unlike some kids we know, 😉 they can't WAIT to start their new school this month.
With their mother, they fled domestic abuse and like too many families, were separated at the US border. Detained for months, they were finally a family again in July.
💞We need to show these three they are loved and welcomed.❤️Please give if you can.
This list is for the Al Krad's, a family of 8 who arrived to the US from Syria in late 2016. Their second eldest son was shot by the Syrian Army and left permanently disabled. Another son was tragically shot and killed in Syria. The mother is currently pregnant with a baby girl who is due to arrive into the world on October 8, 2018. The family is in need of some electronic items, and especially of items for the baby. Let's shower them with some Miry's List love!
Hello Miry's List community! This list is for The Matar Family--a beautiful family of six from Syria who arrived in the US in September 2016 via the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR). We need to shower them with love as the mother is widowed and raising her five children in California. They are in need of many items including cell phones, bedding, and cooking items. Thank you for your help!
Syrian family: Dad, Mom, 2 kids ages 3 and 4 and a 2 month old baby boy. They moved from Syria to Jordan Feb 2012 and arrived in the US June 2016. Pictured are sweet Huda (3 years-old) and Shafeeq (4 years-old) with the best hair ever. Note: Items were added in April but the family is still in need of them.
Family story: Syrian family of 5 and Grandma, they fled their home after the Army started taking some of their relatives including their uncle. They moved to Jordan in 2012 and arrived in the USA in 2016. Please help and support this family with 3 girls ages 3, 5, and 14.
This Syrian family of 8 moved to Jordan after a rocket hit their house in 2012. They now live in the San Diego region and have 3 boys age 19, 9 and 6. The daughters are age 16, 14 and 12. They need help with clothing, sheets, cleaning items and living room furniture. Any help is deeply appreciated. Note: Items were added back in March but they as they are still in need of those items.
This young family (husband: 29, wife: 22) from Afghanistan arrived in 2017 and live in Northern California. They have a beautiful 2 year-old son. Both mom and dad speak English well. Dad is working but could use our help with items for the family. Thank you!
Hello Miry's List community! The Sultani's are a large family of 8 (2 parents and 6 children ages 5 to 20). They traveled to the US from Afghanistan in December 2017 after receiving an SIV (Special Immigrant Visa) due to threats to their lives and the war in Afghanistan. Now they are in need of some household items, most notably BIKES for the kids who walk one-hour to and from school and a very special WHEELCHAIR for the 5 year old boy. Thank you for helping our friends the Sultani's!
This family of 6 from Afghanistan arrived on February 2016. They have 2 boys and 2 girls ages 3 to 11. Dad was a carpenter in Afghanistan and is now working a security job here but his income is not enough to buy items for his home and children. Let’s help fill their home with our support and love! Thank you!!
The Firoozi Family consists of mom, dad, and two boys of 5 and 2 years old. They arrived on May 4th 2017 from Afghanistan where Dad worked with US military. Here he works couple hours daily and rest of the day he is busy learning English. They barely afford the rent of their apartment, so they cannot purchase household items and often ask their neighbors to lend them items.
Young couple with a baby boy that arrived from Afghanistan in March 2018. Dad used to work as an admin finance manager with an American company and mom was house wife. They are new here with their young 2 1/2 year-old baby boy and need a warm Miry’s List welcome from you :)
Single mom with two boys. They arrived on Dec 6 2017. The husband/father passed away in Afghanistan after which she traveled with her two sons to Turkey and then to US. She can barely afford her expenses here and the rent of their apartment and could use all the love and help she can get to support her two young boys.
This young couple is from Afghanistan and came to the US in 2017. They currently live in Anaheim, CA. The husband is working as an Uber driver. Mom and Dad welcomed their first baby on July 16th, 2018 and are in need of some items for their new baby boy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.