Hundreds attend ‘Iftar with Refugees’

13566943_601999199958512_4990025494384899396_nMore than a hundred people gathered on Monday, June 27th at Little Arabia’s Olive Tree Restaurant in Anaheim to help welcome refugees to Southern California. ‘Iftar with Refugees’ brought together a diverse group of Southern California residents with 5 refugee families (total of 28 refugees) from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Refugee families were given the opportunity to share their stories with the attendees while sharing a meal together during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Click HERE to see photos from the event!

Check out the Los Angeles Times article here and the KPCC story here about our ‘Iftar with Refugees’ which we co-hosted with our partners PAX Manifesto as part of the Refugees Welcome program.