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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The Aljasem family, Mom, Dad 2 boys, 2 girls, and a baby girl on the way (yay!) is from Syria. They arrived in 2016 and Dad has been supporting the family by working in a restaurant. Let's help this family welcome their new arrival by showering them with gifts!
Welcome to Pomona! The Alramadan family is a young man who arrived in September of 2019 to Pomona, California from Syria. He studied economics for three years, but had to put his studies on hold to start working to provide for his family. He had to leave his family and finance behind. He is starting school again here in the US and his most urgent needs are toiletries and bedding.
Please welcome the Rahimi family to Southern California! Mom, Dad, and three of their four children arrived in March of 2017 from Afghanistan. Dad had worked as an engineer with US-based companies for more than eight years before being resettled in American due to unsafe conditions. Their fourth child was born that year, bringing their family to 6! Since arriving, Dad has enrolled in college, mom is an ESL student, and their children are all in school, so this busy family needs both home and school supplies, as well as clothes for the family and diapers for the baby.
Let’s all welcome the Samimi family to America! They arrived in the USA from Afghanistan in February 2018 with two young boys and welcomed a new baby boy their family in September 2019. Mr. Samimi worked as a translator for the USAID projects deep in war zones of his native country. They are living in Oakland, CA and Mrs. Samimi is currently caring for their newborn baby and their sons who are 4 and 9 years old. The two older boys are happy to be here and love watching educational American shows and riding dirt bikes, but they are homesick for grandparents and friends. Thank you for helping to make their transition to American life with warmth and generosity!
The Hussaini family arrived in Washington state in April 2019. Mr. Hussaini graduated from high school, and Mrs. Hussaini left school after the 6th grade. They have one adult son and one adult daughter, both of whom are in school learning English. Mr. Hussaini used to work in airport as a driver back home with ISAF. He, along with the rest of the family, are actively looking for jobs. The Hussaini family could use your help with items for their kitchen and bathroom. Thank you for welcoming them into their home!
Samadi family arrived in March 2017 from Afghanistan and resettling in Los Angeles. Family includes, Dad, Mom, Grandma, 2 girls ages 8 and 10. Dad graduated from American university of Afghanistan and worked in US funded projects as project manager over 10 years. Mom is home with the kids. They are expecting new baby boy at the end of September 2019. They request for the household and baby items.
The AlKan family is a Syrian family that consist of Dad, Mom and 2 adult boys. The family left Syria in 2013 and stayed in Turkey for few years. In June 2019 the family left Turkey and resettled in El Cajon, California. Dad used to be a travel agent in Syria but is unable to work due to health issues. Mom is diagnosed with cancer therefore the 2 sons are very busy helping their parents while at the same time trying to find jobs.
Mr. Majidi with his family left Afghanistan for Turkey in 2016 due to the insecure working situation for journalists who were serving for a local TV station. They lived in Turkey for 3 years and finally they could get the visa to travel to the US. They are new arrivals in Sacramento. Family consist of Mom, Dad, 2 sons ages 7 and 4 and a 2 year old daughter. Although they are in empty apartment but still they are happy that they are safe here. children can go to school safely and they live a better live. They are waiting for your help and support.
The Amini Family are new Sacramento neighbors! Mom, Dad and 2 young daughters arrived in July from Afghanistan where Dad had been a carpenter. The most urgent needs are a bike to help Dad as he looks for work and beds for all the family, they only have one broken bed gifted from a neighbor. Mom and Dad are ESL students and the girls are enrolled in school, so even basic essentials on their list will help them feel welcome as they adjust to life in their new city.
The Zahid family arrived in the US from Afghanistan in 2017. They have three children--two one-year-old daughters and a three-year-old son. The family is in need of basic household and kitchen items as well as a matress and educational toys for the children. Please help this wonderful family!
Please welcome the Parwani Family! The family is made up of Mom, Dad, 4 daughters and 2 sons. They arrived in Southern California from Afghanistan in 2016. Dad worked for the US Army back home. The two eldest children are college students. Dad works in a shopping mall but his income is insufficient for covering expenses for the large family. Their most urgent needs are basic household and kitchen items, a bed for Mom and Dad, and laptops for the children to do their schoolwork.
This family of six moved to California from Afghanistan in 2016. While the children are at school, mom takes ESL classes and dad works. They need some help officially settling in and making their house a home
The Alimi family resettled in California from Afghanistan in July 2019. The family has 3 boys and 2 girls between the ages of 2 and 13. They need some help making their new house a home as the kids settle in for the school year, mom begins learning English, and dad looks for work.
The Noori Family arrived from California to Afghanistan in 2017. Mom and Dad have seven children between the ages of 8 months and 15 yrs old. Dad worked with an international NGO as project manager and currently registered in college to become a vocational nurse. They are in need of basic home and kitchen supplies as well as bedding for the family. Please help this wonderful family!
The Mangal family arrived in California in 2018 from Afghanistan. Mom and Dad have seven children, four boys and three girls, between the ages of 6 and 21. The family is in need of basic household and kitchen items, bedding and backpacks for school. Welcome Mangal Family!
2 sisters from Syria and 1 woman from Afghanistan arrived to San Diego on August 2019 and are currently living together. All 3 are in their early to mid 20s. The two sisters worked in Egypt and have their entire family living in Egypt. The woman from Afghanistan resided in Turkey for 3 years before arriving to the United States. All three women are supporting each other as they all try to find jobs.
The Zamani Family arrived from Afghanistan on July 12, 2017. They lived for almost a year in a one bedroom apartment before recently making the transition to a new apartment in LA. Before coming to the US, Dad had served the US military and Mom was a homemaker. Now settled in California, Dad is working while Mom is staying home to take care of the little ones. With the older children in school and not yet able to work, the family is currently in need of help to meet their basic needs.
Welcome to California! The Samsam family is a mom, dad, daughter, and son who arrived in March 2016 to Southern California from Syria. Mom and Dad married just before war broke out and they were forced to flee Syria for Jordan, where their daughter was born. Two years ago, Dad suffered a massive heart attack and has been unable to work. Their baby boy was born just a few months after Dad's heart attack. The Samsam family urgently needs clothes and blankets so they can be safe and warm, and a laptop so that Dad can find and take on telecommuting jobs.
Welcome to Washington! The Noori family is a young couple expecting their first baby in December! They just resettled in June, 2019 to Washington state. They moved from Afghanistan where Dad worked in the Ministry of Defense with the US Army. They are in need of household items to help make their house a home as they get resettled and prepare for their baby.
The Aljamie family are a Dad, Mom, and two adult sons who arrived in California in April 2019 from Syria. They urgently need a laptop and cell phones to help them continue the search for work, as well as household essentials to help them settle into their new home.
Hammada family is a Syrian family of 6 (Mom and Dad, 2 boys and 2 girls) and are expecting a baby girl early August 2019.. The family had to leave their home behind and move to Jordan in 2013. In 2017 they moved to the US through UNHCR. Please help make them feel safe and at home by purchasing some of the items they need.
The AIMoqaddam Family bring a mom, dad, and five boys (ages 8-21) to the west coast. They came to the USA from Syria and Jordan and were originally settled in Michigan. The father is sick and cannot work and this family could use any help you can give. Lets help this family create a wonderful new life here in the states.
The Yaqubi family includes mom, dad, a son, and 2 daughters. They arrived in the United States from Afghanistan in 2018 and currently live in California. Dad worked for the US Army in Afghanistan for over 10 years and is now excited to adjust to his new life in California. Dad holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Afghanistan and is a very hard worker. He would love to work for a large company to gain experience and enhance his skills. He is interested in finding a job in business management. The Yaqubi’s 5 year old son is in school, and Mom takes care of their two younger daughters (ages 7 months and 3 years) at home. They are most in need of the household items. Let's send them a warm welcome to the United States with a gift!
Hello Miry's List community! This is for the Jabari Family, a beautiful family of 4 from Afghanistan. They arrived in Southern California in December 2016. Mom stays home to raise their son and daughter, both under the age of 2. Dad works as a driver for a food delivery service. They just welcomed their new baby, so their most urgent needs are car seats, a double stroller, and bedding for their growing family. Thank you for your help!
The Chakari family is a young family with 3 kids (2 sons ages 5 and 7 and a daughter turning 2 soon) that arrived from Afghanistan to the U.S in February 2017 and relocated to California in May 2019. Dad used to work with the U.S Army in Afghanistan. The family's apartment is empty and need all the help to fill their apartment.
The Saadat family arrived from Afghanistan late 2018. This family consists of a Dad who served in the U.S. military for over 5 years, a Mom taking English classes, and two middle-school aged boys, 11 and 13. They’re currently in need of household items. Please consider donating to this wonderful family trying to build their new life in America.
The Fayaz family (mom, dad and 2 sons ages 19 and 21) left Afghanistan and arrived to Los Angeles in November 2018! Dad used to be a translator with the U.S military. The family still needs bedding and kitchen items and a laptop for the dad and the 2 sons to find jobs.
Rajabi family consist of mom, dad with four children ages 10,9, 8 and a newborn boy born in June 2019! Dad used to work in USAID projects in Afghanistan and got injured at work. Mom is currently taking English classes. The family is in need of basic household items and furniture, shool supplies and baby items.
This list is for a young couple from Afghanistan. They came to the United States in September 2017 and settled in Anaheim. The husband drives Uber and the wife is currently taking ESL classes. She is also 9 months pregnant with their first child - a little girl. Thank you for your helping this family at an exciting but stressful time as they expand their family.
The Nasratyar family arrived New York in early 2018. They have six children -- five sons and one daughter-- and all are currently attending school. Mom and Dad are learning English. The family has been unable to move due to the cost and are still in need of many household items. They are working hard but struggle with living costs. Thier youngest child, the daughter, loves the colors pink and purple and wants to be a doctor when she grows up! Please help this wonderful family!
The Rahimi family is an Afghan family with 5 children that arrived in the US in April of 2018. They have settled here, but are still in need of household items and school supplies for their kids to attend school. Their apartment is empty and they need your help!
The Nazari family is a young couple, with a baby boy, who just arrived from Afghanistan in May, 2019. The father worked with the US Army in the Ministry of Defense as an IT Team Lead, the mother has her bachelor's degree in Islamic law. This family is worried about finding jobs and buying a car once they have work. Please help this deserving family feel welcome and self-sufficent as they start their new life in CA.
The AlSmadi family arrived from Syria and resettled in California. Like many refugee families grandparents are important and kept close. For the AlSmadi family that means 7 people living together, mom, dad, 2 girls, 1 boy and the grandparents. The girls are twins and rely on a wheelchair. Due to their disability the family requires additional help. Luckily you, the Miry's List community, have big hearts and love a challenge. This wish list contains basic household and personal supplies that will allow this loving family to continue their path to a safe and happy home in America. Thank you for your generous gifts of items, time, and money.
The Sarwary family arrived in January 2019 from Afghanistan. They are resettling in Carmichael, CA near Sacramento. Dad served the US military in Afghanistan. They have two sons ages 4 and 2. Their most urgent needs are gift cards to buy the boys new clothes and shoes and living room furniture so they can host their new friends in their home.
We’re excited to introduce you to the Hamidi Family and welcome them from Afghanistan to the United States! They arrived in June 2018 but are still in need of living essentials like beds, basic furniture, kitchen supplies and clothing. They are a big family with 7 children — 5 boys and 2 girls — with ages ranging from 2 to 16. The five who are school age are attending school and need a laptop and a tablet to do their homework. Mr. Hamidi worked as a carpenter for US based companies in Afghanistan and Mrs. Hamidi has expertise as a seamstress and cook. They are all happy to be settling into their life in America but are struggling with their acclimatizing to the culture. Thank you for helping them to make their transition into their new life and home in the US with comfort and love.
Welcome to Hayward! The Noori family are a mom, dad, and son who arrived in February, 2019 to the Bay Area from Afghanistan. Dad worked as an engineer back home. Their 3-year old son loves going to the park with mom and eating hotdogs. Their most urgent needs are Amazon Gift Cards so they can purchase clothing and shoes, and furniture so they can create their new home.
Welcome to LA! The Urfan family are a mom, dad a 2 year old daughter who arrived in January 2018 to Los Angeles from Afghanistan. Dad worked with the US Army back home which qualified his family for a Special Immigration Visa to resettle in America. Mom is enrolled in English classes. Their most urgent needs are kitchen supplies, rugs, and a laptop for mom to continue her English learning at home and they can keep in touch with their family in Afghanistan.
Welcome to California! The Teymuri family are a mom, dad, and 11 year-old son who arrived in Sacramento from Afghanistan in July 2018. Dad worked as a government employee back home. Both he and mom are learning English and looking for jobs. Their most urgent needs are beds and bedding to to get the rest they need to adjust to this new life.
The Amanyar family includes a mom, dad, and a 4 year old boy who arrived April 2017. Mom and dad both are bachelor degree holders and both worked with USAID funded projects in Afghanistan. Although dad has a job, they struggle to make ends meet. Please help with the following items for their expected baby boy, due at the end of May 2019
Meet the Al Delb family, mom, dad and 2 wonderful girls ages 5 and 13. The new arrival family is originally from Syria and arrived to the U.S in February 2019 from Jordan. They have been through a lot so we need your help and support to make them feel welcome in their new home!
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 young Aref family arrived from Afghanistan to Sacramento in December 2017. Both Mom and Dad have bachelor degrees in economics. Dad is looking for job and mom is taking care of a 5 year-old son and a 1 year-old daughter.
The Abedy family needs your support! Dad worked with the US government and US army for about 12 years while living in Iraq, but the family left after being faced with a life-threatening situation. They have four kids, one of them a newborn baby boy. Please help provide them with what they need to make their apartment a home!
Meet the AlSalom family from Syria! The young family has 2 daughters ages 3 and 4. The older daughter has impaired hearing. The family recently arrived to California in March 2019. They are in need of some basic household and gift cards to purchase clothing.
The AlhajAli Family, Mom, Dad and 4 children (2 boys and 2 girls, ranging from ages 2-11), arrived in the US from Syria in July 2016. Their journey has taken them from Syria -> Jordan -> Georgia, USA, and most recently they are permanently resettled in California where they are in need of many basic household and hygiene needs. Beyond just surviving-- by providing this young family with a few furniture and technology items we will help them to make their empty apartment into a home and stay connected to each other and their new community. Please help support our new neighbors!
Meet the Al Qashqosh Family! They moved from Syria to Jordan and finally arrived in the US in March 2019! The family has three children. Two girls and one boy (who is deaf) and they range in age from 3-7. Let's help welcome them to the US by helping them with items on their wish list. Thank you!
The Ibrahimi family left Afghanistan in 2016 and resettled in Orange County in California . They have 4 kids ranging from 7 to 16. Currently the dad is working, the mom is taking ESL classes and the kids are all in school. Any help will go a long way to make them feel more at home!
Welcome the Momand Family! The family is a young family who arrived in November 2018 from Afghanistan to California. They have a one year-old daughter. Mom is learning English and taking care of the baby while Dad is searching for job. Let’s help them fill their apartment and welcome this family.
The Ayan family are a young couple from Afghanistan with two beautiful children (a 4 year old daughter and a 1 year old son). The family arrived to the U.S in 2017 and currently live in Texas! The father drives uber while the mother stays home with the children. They need a few household items, especially children's beds as the kids are sleeping on the floor. Thank you for your help!
Meet the Alabdullah Family: Mom, Dad, and 5 kids under the age of 9. The 3 oldest children (a girl age 8, and two boys, age 6 and 7) were born in Syria. The family moved from Syria to Jordan before arrive in the US in June 2017. They welcomed 2 more members of the family (a girl, age 1, and a 5 month old son) while living in Sacramento, and now reside in El Cajon. Please support the Alabdullah Family in making their new location a real home!
The Yawari family consist of mom, dad with 6 kids between the ages of 6-17. Dad worked as transportation manager in projects funded by USAID. Although they have been here for a year the family has not been able to afford much household items and pay their bills.
The Sabarai family has 6 kids and arrived from Afghanistan in 2017. Dad used to work as a security for an American company. All of the kids are in school. The family needs household items as well as shoes and clothes.
The Alkhateeb family consists of Mom, Dad, Grandma, three daughters aged 3, 5 and 14 and a 3 month old baby. The family left their home in Syria after the Army started taking members of their family, including their uncle. They moved to Jordan in 2012 and arrived in America in 2016. Please help support this family!
Family of nine arrived in November 2017 from Afghanistan and currently residing in Texas. since they are seeking for employment, so they are not able to afford all the expenses yet. They are having difficulties paying their IOM travel loan and are also in need of some household items.
The Ghanizada faimily is consists of 5 girls between the ages of 2-9. Parents are high school graduates and dad used to work with US companies in Afghanistan. The parents are struggling to afford the living cost while also taking ESL classes. Please help them thrive on their new lives in the U.S!
The Bahadury family consist of mom and dad with 4 kids ages 2-8. Dad worked as a journalist for 5 years and mom worked as a school teacher in Afghanistan. The family needs some household and clothing items.
The Ibrahimi family left their home in Afghanistan in 2017. They have 3 children ages 11 months to 4 years old. The father was a driver for a U.S project in Afghanistan. They are enrolled in ESL programs and are in need of basic home items.
The Ghafoory family consists of Mom and Dad, 2 daughters and 4 sons. The father holds a bachelor degree and worked as a university lecturer in the Heart province of Afghanistan before relocating to the U.S with his family in February of 2018. The 20-year-old daughter was medical student in her 6th semester and she, along with her sister and father, plan to continue their higher education here in the states. They need laptops and college supplies to achieve this goal. The 12-year-old son is disabled and is in need of educational toys.
This family of 6 arrived from Afghanistan in November 2017. The family traveled to the US through SIV due to threats because the dad was worked for U.S projects. The family is in desperate need of listed items and is expecting a baby in April 2019.
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!
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.
Dad, mom and 6 kids moved from Syria to Jordan in 2013 and arrived to the U.S in 2016. They are in need of several household items.
Family with with 2 toddlers, 4yr old girl and 5yr old boy arrived in U.S. in December 2017 and settled in Sacramento. Both parents have their Bachelor degrees in English. Dad was arrested by the Taliban during his job while working for U.S. company causing them to flee their country. Dad is looking for work and family need household 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 :)
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!!
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!
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.
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!
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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)
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!
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!
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 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.
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.
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!
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 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!
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!
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
This young couple is from Afghanistan, where they worked with the US Embassy and with USAID projects. They have spent everything to get here and are working to pay off loans on the car they purchased so the husband can work for Lyft. They have a baby girl who just turned 1 and can really use some help. Thank you.
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 Rasooli family has 2 kids (a 5 year old boy and a baby girl) and arrived from Afghanistan in 2017. They are in need of household items and clothes.
The Miri family arrived from Afghanistan in December 2017. They have 2 girls, ages 4 and 6 and one boy of 5 months old. Dad worked for 7 years as IT in different projects and Mom is a high school graduate. They need household items.
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.
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.
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 list is for a family from Iraq: a single dad and four kids. In 2010, the oldest son, Ahmed, and his mom were hit by a car bomb. His mom died and Ahmed survived, but was badly injured. The family then moved to Jordan so that Ahmed could get surgery and so they could apply through the UNHCR to come to the United States. Ahmed’s surgeries will continue into 2024 and he now also has stage two brain cancer. The family needs your support.
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!
The Rafi family is made up of a single mother with four children. Sadly, the father was killed in a car accident their first week in the US and one of the children was also involved in a car accident and has severe brain injury. The family is now living with an uncle and they are in need of household items. Please help this family!
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.