Sponsorship is the ultimate act of welcome— and anyone can do it. In the past year, countless ordinary Americans have risen to the occasion, serving as a lifeline for families in search of safety and a fresh start in the United States. Sponsors assume the roles of mentors, neighbors, companions, and advocates for newly arrived families as they strive to rebuild their lives in the U.S. Learn more about sponsorship and if it is right for you.
Those forced to flee often leave behind all but what they can carry, and the costs of international travel can be prohibitive. Welcome Connect Travel removes the cost of travel as a barrier for both sponsors in the United States and the displaced families they are supporting through humanitarian sponsorship. Give safe travel.
Groups of individuals can co-sponsor newly arriving refugees in partnership with local resettlement agencies in certain cities. Co-sponsors provide support, such as helping children enroll in school or finding employment opportunities for adults. Find out more and sign up.