Creating opportunities for refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance.

Every year, RefugeeOne serves more than 2,500 refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants of all ages, ethnic groups, faiths, and backgrounds. Our primary focus is to assist these resilient individuals in becoming independent, self-supporting members of their new Chicagoland community.

Stock Our Shelves!

Our housing department needs household items to regularly furnish apartments for newly arriving refugees. You can help make an apartment feel like a home order our latest needs direct to RefugeeOne’s office through our online wish list.

Stand with Ukraine

RefugeeOne has served more than 5,000 Ukrainian refugees since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022. At our headquarters in West Rogers Park and at two satellite offices, we host a variety of programs to help Ukrainians find stability and adjust to their new home in Chicago.

RefugeeOne Dental Clinic

RefugeeOne’s Dental Clinic provides refugees with free, on-site, comprehensive dental care that contributes to their overall wellbeing and sense of wholeness. We partner with University of Illinois College of Dentistry, volunteer dentists, and RefugeeOne staff who speak over 35 languages to provide this essential care.

Refugees Welcome

Wear your support for making Chicago a welcoming place for newcomers with a “Refugees Welcome” t-shirt! Five colors available. A portion of purchase price goes to RefugeeOne.

Stock Our Shelves!

Our housing department needs a household items to regularly furnish apartments for newly arriving refugees. You can help make an apartment feel like a home — order our latest needs direct to RefugeeOne’s office through our online wish list.

Stand with Ukraine

Our housing department needs a household items to regularly furnish apartments for newly arriving refugees. You can help make an apartment feel like a home — order our latest needs direct to RefugeeOne’s office through our online wish list.

RefugeeOne Dental Clinic

RefugeeOne’s Dental Clinic provides refugees with free, on-site, comprehensive dental care that contributes to their overall wellbeing and sense of wholeness. We partner with University of Illinois College of Dentistry, volunteer dentists, and RefugeeOne staff who speak over 35 languages to provide this essential care.

Refugees Welcome

Wear your support for making Chicago a welcoming place for newcomers with a “Refugees Welcome” t-shirt! Five colors available. A portion of purchase price goes to RefugeeOne.

Creating opportunity for refugees fleeing war, terror, and persecution to build new lives of safety, dignity, and self-reliance.

Every year, RefugeeOne serves more than 2,500 refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants of all ages, ethnic groups, faiths, and backgrounds. Our primary focus is to assist these resilient individuals in becoming independent, self-supporting members of their new Chicagoland community.

April 25, 2024

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Join us on April 25 to celebrate Chicago’s global identity and learn how your support helps newcomers succeed. We look forward to gathering more than 300 friends to enjoy international bites, stations highlighting RefugeeOne programs, and stories of welcome.

And right now, your donations go twice as far!

The Meyer and Johnson families are DOUBLING donations beyond ticket purchases dollar for dollar, up to $50,000.

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