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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Meet the Wardak Family: Mom, Dad, their 1-year-old son, and their newborn daughter. Back in Afghanistan, Mom and Dad both attended university and earned bachelor's degrees in Economics. After graduation, Dad worked with U.S. companies and the United Nations. They endured the journey from home to here when Mom was nine months pregnant and their son was only 15 months old. Their brother is generously hosting them until they can get an apartment. The Wardaks need beds for all and supplies for their infant baby girl.
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 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!
This list is for a young family from Afghanistan who came to the U.S. as refugees. Their son is 2 years old. The husband holds a bachelor's degree in law and worked as a case manager for different U.S. projects and in the Embassy. We hope you'll consider purchasing items to make them feel more at home in the U.S.
Mr. Haidary has four kids and arrived May 2nd 2017. He used to work as driver with US military in Afghanistan and traveled to US through SIV. They are in need of the household items and kids are in need of bikes to use for going to school. Let’s help these adorable kids get some bikes!
This young couple arrived from Afghanistan in September. The husband used to work with US Embassy Kabul. This couple have been sleeping on the floor. They have been blessed with their first child this month, a baby boy. Please help them get some diapers and and some beds.
This family moved from Syria to Jordan, where they had their son, and then to the U.S. Now their 4 year old boy is going to be a Big Brother! Their baby girl is arriving at the end of November. Let's get them ready for baby!
The Jami family is a 6 person family from Afghanistan who arrived in June of 2017. The father of the family worked with the US Military in Afghanistan and is currently studying to become an electrician. Let's help them with some items that they and their home is in need of!
The Ahadi Family arrived to the US from Afghanistan on Oct 4, 2017. They are a young family of 3, their son just turned 3 in July. Dad currently works at 7/11 and is soon beginning college in San Diego where they live. They are still new to the States, and in need of some basics to get comfortably settled. Let's help make their apartment a home!
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.
This young Afghan couple has a 5 year-old boy and 3 year-old girl. They just arrived on January 12, 2018 and have settled in Sacramento. The husband was a nurse in Afghanistan and they need all the help they can get as they acclimate to a new life in the US!
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.
The wonderful Raziq family arrived from Afghanistan in 2015 and settled in Orange County. The have an adorable 16 months old son. Both Mom and Dad have good English skills. Dad is working as a driver but could use our help with some items for the home and family.
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 Abbas Family is a four person family from Iraq that is in some need of assistance. In June of 2008, the father and son of the family were driving in AlKarada, Iraq when unknowingly, someone put an explosive device in their car. Shrapnel fragments injured both father and son causing the father of the family to go blind in one eye. The family moved from Iraq to Syria before landing in the US in September of 2017. Let's help this family in need by filling their home with the necessities they need to feel supported + welcomed!
Hello Miry's List community! This is the Hashmati Family--a beautiful NEW family of 3 from Afghanistan who arrived in the USA in November 2017. Mom and Dad are so excited to welcome Neha, born 10/12/18! Dad is currently working while Mom goes to school for ESL classes. They are in desperate need of items for their new baby girl. Thank you for your help!
Syrian family of Dad, Mom and 4 kids including a special needs child. This family just welcomed a new baby girl! Please help support the family and baby Rawan..... Welcome, Rawan! We are so excited you are here!
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)
Meet the Roman family, here from Afghanistan. A beautiful couple with a darling 2 year old daughter. Dad completed Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and was working as a Finance Manager. Mom completed a two year management diploma. They are in need of clothes and items for their home. Thank you so much for any assistance you can give the family!
The Zar Niazi family has 6 people - mom and dad, with 4 kids aged 2-5 years old. They arrived on 7/11/2017 from Afghanistan. The father of the family worked with US aid companies, but his life was not secure, so he got an SIV and traveled with his family to the US. They are in need of household items and while dad does not yet have a new job, they feel safe here and they are happy.
Syrian family from Dad, Mom and 6 Kids. The family left Syria in 2013 and moved to Jordan and stayed there until they came to the US in 2016. Please show your support for this lovely family!
This young Afghani couple with a 3 year old boy arrived September 2017. They stayed in a motel until October then moved to their apartment. Dad is working, but his income is very limited and it has been very difficult to afford the necessities of setting up the household. He served with American forces in Bagram, Kabul Afghanistan for many years. Due to being in danger they left Afghanistan and traveled to the US. They recently welcomed a new baby girl to the family. Please help this lovely young family set up their new home. Thank you for your help.
The Gharwal family moved to the United States from Afghanistan in October of last year. They stayed with the husband's sister in a one-bedroom apartment for a few months until they were able to get their own place. The father worked over seven years in different USAID-funded projects. They just welcomed a new baby and are now a family of eight! Please help this family settle into their home.
The Sahak family arrived in the US in late 2016. The Sahak's have two children, a 9 month old boy and a 3 year old girl. Although Mr. Sahak has found work, they are struggling to repay their travel loan. They have been through so much to get to this country. Let's help them feel at home. Resist. Persist. Miry's List. Art work by 3 year-old, Rahil.
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.
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 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 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.
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.