help make utah valley home

THE NEIGHBORHOOD

The Neighborhood is a community of monthly givers who empower refugees in Utah Valley.

Refugees can be some of the world’s finest neighbors. We’re just returning the favor. 

utah valley refugees

formerly the Utah Community & Refugee Partnership Center (UCRPC)

our mission:

To assist refugees in their quest to become self-reliant.

Dina Nayeri said:

“It is the obligation of every person born in a safer room to open the door when someone in danger knocks.”

We’re opening the door.

journey to utah valley

THE CRISIS

Civil war. Religious persecution. Violence, gangs, and lawlessness. All over the world, innocent people are forced to flee their home countries.

THE NUMBERS

More than 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced by violence worldwide in 2018. Most come from developing countries, where aid resources are scarce.

THE WAIT

Many refugees spend years in refugee camps, waiting for U.N. assignment. 

Refugees are vetted by an additional seven U.S. government agencies before they arrive in Utah.

 

THE AID

Utah welcomes about 600 refugees each year.

Initially placed in the Salt Lake Valley, these refugees receive government-funded aid for eight to 24 months.

THE REFUGE

Utah Valley Refugees helps families and individuals relocate to Utah County and become self-reliant in their new community.

THE CRISIS

Civil war. Religious persecution. Violence, gangs, and lawlessness. All over the world, innocent people are forced to flee their home countries.

THE NUMBERS

More than 70.8 million people were forcibly displaced by violence worldwide in 2018. Most come from developing countries, where aid resources are scarce.

THE WAIT

Many refugees spend years in refugee camps, waiting for U.N. assignment. 

Refugees are vetted by an additional seven U.S. government agencies before they arrive in Utah.

 

THE AID

Utah welcomes about 600 refugees each year.

Initially placed in the Salt Lake Valley, these refugees receive government-funded aid for eight to 24 months.

THE REFUGE

Utah Valley Refugees helps families and individuals relocate to Utah County and become self-reliant in their new community.

THE REFUGE

Utah Valley Refugees helps families and individuals relocate to Utah County and become self-reliant in their new community.

why utah valley?

RESOURCES

All of Utah’s refugees are initially placed in Salt Lake County, where thousands of displaced individuals and families seek aid. In Utah County, we have the resources to support refugees as they continue seeking self-reliance in their new community. 

UNITY

Utah Valley was settled by refugees, and we haven’t forgotten how to treat new neighbors. Our community is unified, passionate, and courageous. We know how to show up for a friend and help them feel at home.

EDUCATION

With two universities and an army of volunteer English teachers, Utah County is a great place for refugees to learn English, develop marketable skills, and find meaningful work. Utah Valley is the place to pursue self-reliance. 

why utah valley?

meet your neighbors

our impact

Refugees Helped

Volunteer Hours

Volunteers

& we’re just getting started

three ways to donate

GIVE

Your gift directly benefits refugees settling in Utah County, Whether its a one-time or a monthly donation through The Neighborhood, your generosity goes a long way.

PLEDGE

Some of our younger volunteers have a great idea—pledge monetary gifts from a special event, like your birthday! Rather than receiving other gifts, consider asking friends and family to donate.

FUNDRAISE

Raise money and awareness for our new neighbors! Fundraising can be as easy as hosting an event and charging a few dollars for admission. We pool donations, so every dollar helps.

get in touch

We’d love to hear from you!

+1 (801) 850-6013

125 East 300 South, Provo, Utah 84606

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