How to get involved
Want to get involved with Mission Georgia efforts towards saving refugees throughout Georgia? Get started below:
Meet an international family at a park near their home and share a picnic. Fruit, flatbread, grilled chicken, rice, fruit drinks and coffee are enjoyed by most cultures. Bring hot sauce for the side, and don’t forget some sweets!
Help fill out paperwork related to a job search, school enrollment and other services they need
Meet with school admins to find ways your church can help international students and their families
Your church can collect winter coats and seasonally-appropriate clothes for refugee families
Meet with a refugee ministry to learn about ways you can serve with them to support international families
In 2019, 79% of refugees fleeing to the United States were Christians.
Although Georgia has seen a drastic reduction of the number of refugees resettled in recent years, many remain, along with immigrant families and individuals. Learn about steps you can take to REACH THE NATIONS, RIGHT HERE IN GEORGIA.
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- Refugees and internationals to hear the Gospel in their heart language.
- International Pastors to be strengthened as they serve their people group here in Georgia.
- International kids as they learn English and keep up with schoolwork.
- International students and business owners in your community.
- English as Second Language (ESL) ministries who serve internationals and share the Gospel.
- 23,623 international students attended college in Georgia in 2019. View Source
- Georgia Tech, Savannah College of Art and Design, Emory University, Georgia State University and University of Georgia have the highest number of International students. View Source
- $850,555,471 – estimated international student expenditure in Georgia. View Source
- In 2019, Christians accounted for 79% of refugees who came to the US. View Source
- Refugees may be placed in a city where they have relatives or friends, or where there’s an established community that shares their language or culture. Other considerations include the cost of living and a community’s ability to provide medical services. However, as documented U.S. residents, refugees may live in any city and state they choose. View Source