Being a mother is a big job, let alone being a mother of four kids in a new country where you don’t speak the language. But for many families and mothers of families that World Relief serves, this is a reality. Students from Augustana College have been spending time with client...

03 May 2021

  Because of her mother, Anna Triska knew what she wanted to do with her life from the time she was in second grade. Triska’s mother is a preschool teacher, and ever since she was little she would help her mom with projects and setting up her classroom. From then on, she knew she wanted to...

03 May 2021

  Volunteer Autumn Gross does a little bit of everything. Throughout her seven and a half years at World Relief Quad Cities, Autumn has done grocery shopping, transporting clients to appointments, teaching English, helping in the office, setting up appointments and translating, as she’s...

01 Apr 2021

  Quad City native Shirley Johnson enjoys going on hikes and bike rides outside, even stopping along her way to pick up litter and trash she sees scattered around the ground. While she contributes to the community in small ways like that, she also gives back as an active volunteer at...

01 Apr 2021

  Susan Llewellyn said one of the first things she learned while volunteering for World Relief was about rice. She started at World Relief shopping as a volunteer and got to know immigrant and refugee families where rice is a staple. Through that experience, she’s learned many different...

01 Apr 2021

  Meghan Arshad celebrated the end of her six-month commitment through World Relief’s Cultural Partnership Team (CPT) program on Saturday, March 13th. With the help of her husband, father-in-law, and 2 year old daughter, she has been working with the Po Eh Doh family to help transition...

01 Apr 2021

  When Donald and Joyce Halterman first learned about WRQC’s mission through their church in July of 2019, they felt compelled to step forward. They never expected such a simple act of faith to wholly reshape their lives. “We’ve always wanted to serve the Lord in whatever way he would...

01 Apr 2021