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!
The Qawi family moved to the US from Afghanistan, where Mr. Qawi assisted American soldiers as a medical translator. The family has three young children and a newborn baby. Currently, the father is studying nursing and working 3 days a week. The kids love soccer, cats, the color blue and french fries, and they want to be doctors when they grow up. Please help this family get settled in their new home! (Drawing by 6 year-old, Sayed)
UPDATED: The Mirza family moved to the US from Afghanistan nearly a year ago. Dad worked as a driver at the US embassy while mom took care of their 4 children at home (2 boys and 2 girls). Husnia, 7, dreams of being a doctor when she grows up. She loves dancing, playing with her friends, the color pink, and burgers & fries. Please help this family get on their feet. They are in need of basic household items, as well as clothes and shoes for all. Any support would go a long way! (Drawing by Husnia)
The Mehran Family consists of mom, dad, and two young siblings. Both mom and dad were college-educated in Afghanistan. Dad was part of the Kabul Elections council for 10 years and worked alongside US Army and Marines in Afghanistan. Mom worked in the domestic violence department in the Council for Womens Rights of Afghanistan but now has fallen ill and under extreme emotional stress. They need your help during this tough time.
Habibi Family consist of mom and dad with 4 kids, 23 to 2.5 years old, arrived newly in mid March 2018. Dad has MD and 13 years experience in public outreach and civil society promotion and he got the SIV due to life threats. Their apartment is empty. They all sleep on the floor. They need your love and generosity to welcome them.
The Darwish Family are refugees from Afghanistan who arrived to the US in April 2018 and settled in Orange County, California. There are seven of them - Mom and Dad, along with five kids - 3 boys (ages 18, 16 and 14) and 2 girls (ages 6 and 1). The father worked as a translator with American soldiers, and only he and his eldest son can speak English. Miry's List is helping them to rebuild their lives in California, where they are in need of many things for their home as the children are sleeping on the floor. Thank you for welcoming them and helping them get a new start!
The Ghanem family is from Syria and consists of Mom, Dad, and two beautiful daughters, ages 6 and 8. One of the girls was born in Syria and the other was born in Jordan. After the family moved from Syria to Jordan, the family stayed in Jordan until they came to the U.S. in September 2016 through the UNHCR. Please help and support this family. They need our love and generosity!
The Shams Family- Mom, Dad, and two young boys (ages 3 & 7) arrived to the US from Afghanistan in late September 2018. Dad previously worked as an engineer with a US Company until threats to the family forced them to flee their home, relatives and community in search of refuge in the US. Their apartment, which they are extremely grateful to have been resettled in, is completely empty, so they are in desperate need of basic household supplies and other items to begin the slow process of rebuilding their lives in America. Thank you for your kindness and generosity in helping this family to begin again as our new neighbors.
The Najm Family is a large Afghan family with ten children between the ages of 4 and 19. Their lives in danger, the family fled Afghanistan where the father worked as an interpreter during the US mission, and arrived in the US in 2016. The children are all in school and the father now works a minimum wage job. Please help this wonderful family!