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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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.
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!
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.
Meet the Rahimi family! Dad, mom and their three children arrived in the US from Afghanistan in late 2016. They have an eight and six year old son along with a four year old daughter. Dad is currently enrolled in college while also working as security guard to support the family. He previously worked as a translator for the the US Army while in Afghanistan. The family is in need of furniture, clothes, shoes, and technology items.
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.
The Mokhlis family - dad, mom, and three kids - moved to the US on October 22, 2018. Dad used to work with the US army, but he got injured on the job and was under threat in Afghanistan. He's now interested in attending college to help him find a job. Their oldest son just turned 7 and started school. The family needs your help to make their new apartment a home!
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.
The Ibrahimi family left Afghanistan in early 2016 and resettled in CA. 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!
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.
This family consists of dad, mom, grandmother and 4 kids (3 girls and 1 boy). They moved to Jordan from Syria in 2011, where they waited until September 2016 when they arrived to the USA. Their daughter Halah has leukemia and will be in the hospital for at least 6 months. The Chromebook will allow her to do homework from the hospital and the gift cards will help with other needs. This family has been through a lot—please help and support this family.
Osmani family arrived in 2017 from Afghanistan. Mom and Dad are high school grads. They have 2 boys and 2 girls between the ages of 3-10.
The Momand family is a young family who arrived in November 2018. They have an 8 month old daughter. Mom is a housewife and dad is searching for jobs. Let’s help them fill their apartment and welcome this family.
The N. Noorzad family from Afghanistan on April 21st 217. Dad graduated from high school, worked as video editor and camera operator as well as tailoring clothes. They need help in getting their items from the list.
Meet the Altleis family: Mom, Dad, 4-year-old son, 2-year-old daughter, and newborn baby girl (just born February 4!). This brave family has been seeking safety and stability for over 5 years, having first moved to Jordan for almost 4 years until the United Nation's High Commissioner for Refugees helped them to come to the USA on January 12, 2017. Please help and support this family.
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 Ayan family are a young couple from Afghanistan with two beautiful children (a 4 year old daughter and a 1 year old son). 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!
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 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!
Single mother and daughter from Afghanistan moved to Southern California in October 2017. Father worked for USAID funded projects but sadly passed away before the family moved to the U.S to start rebuilding their lives. The lovely daughter is multilingual and they're both eager to become employed and start their new lives in the states. Please feel free to gift this family with the basic necessities we all take advantage of. Your generosity is greatly appreciated
The Sherzai Family arrived in the US in November of 2017. Before they left Afghanistan, the father worked for the US as a driver. The four children, ages 11 to 17, are all in school. This has been a difficult transition for the family, but they remain dedicated to starting their new lives. Please help this loving family!
Mr. and Mrs. Hashemi arrived with their 8 year old boy to the US in April 2018 from Afghanistan. Father worked for US military but as the security deteriorated, he and his family were threatened. They have resettled in Ohio where they are in need of some household items.
Abdul Ahadi is a family of 7 from Afghanistan, arrived on March 2018. Dad used to work with US companies in Afghanistan, so he and his family was under threat and applied for SIV. He has a part time job now but it is not enough to afford the expenses and also to buy household items.
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.
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.