Volunteers Needed for Golf Tournament

Please help us with our annual charity golf tournament at Columbia Country Club!  There are 3 possible shifts.   Please RSVP by clicking on your desired shift.   Monday, August 15th, 8am-9am: set-up Monday, August 15th, 9am-12:30pm: lunch and raffle ticket assistance Monday, August 15th, 4-6:30pm, snack and clean up assistance

Volunteers needed for World Refugee Day!

Join the fun Saturday, June 25th at Cosmo Park for our World Refugee Day Celebration!  Choose when you’d like to help: 5-7pm or 7-9pm.  Shifts are short so that you can enjoy some of the event too.  Pick what you’d like to do; whether it’s helping to serve food, face painting, supervising games, etc. Free … Continued

Charity Sale Clean Up Needed: May 1st

Help with this garage sale where proceeds will benefit City of Refuge! We need helpers to box up items and clean up when the event finishes from 12-2pm.  Please RSVP here.    

Holiday Gift Organizing for Refugees

Help us organize tables of gifts for our refugee friends! Come anytime between 9am-3pm Monday, December 14th or Tuesday, December 15th.  Please RSVP by clicking on the date you can attend and then register! For questions, please email leah@cityofrefugecolumbia.org.

Scrapbooking Volunteers Needed

We are looking for volunteers to help with a scrapbooking group every Monday at 4pm.  Starting October 12th- onwards.  If you would like to help with this fun and therapeutic activity please contact leah@cityofrefugecolumbia.org or 573-738-8499. Thanks!

Tutor Refugees: Special Workshop!

City of Refuge and Literacy Action Corp are teaming up to provide a condensed training for new and current tutors!  Learn in depth how you can teach reading to refugees.  Cost is $5.00 (cash or check made out to Literacy Action Corp). Small sack lunch provided. Don’t miss this rare opportunity, Saturday, July 25th, 9am-2pm. One year commitment required. Pre-registration … Continued

Buddy English & Homework Helper Training

Join us on Tuesday, February 25th,  from 6:00-8:00 pm to learn more about our Buddy English and Homework Helper Programs. One of the most intimidating obstacles for a refugee acclimating to life in Columbia is the language barrier. Being able to effectively communicate increases job opportunities, economic mobility, and much more. We have a list … Continued

Charity Sale Help

Help City of Refuge clean up after our Charity Sale.  Please join us this Saturday, November 9th, from 2pm-4pm at 7 E. Sexton Rd, Columbia, MO 65203.  We will need help boxing and loading items! You can RSVP here.

Salon Nefisa Cut-A-Thon

We are so excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Nefisa Cut-A-Thon. We are offering $20 haircuts on Sunday, April 14th with 100% of the proceeds going directly to City of Refuge – Columbia, Missouri. Bring your friends, family, children, everyone! City of Refuge helps refugees recover & regain control of their lives. Let’s raise … Continued