Get Involved

Come to an event! Listen to a story! Start a fundraiser! Make a new friend!
There are so many ways to get involved with refugees and immigrants in your community. Read on to learn how you can join the hundreds of supporters who give CWS Durham their time, money, and voices:

Get to know your refugee and immigrant neighbors by volunteering with CWS Durham.

Volunteers are an essential part of the CWS Durham team! You can help welcome refugees and immigrants to our community by teaching English, showing a new arrival how to use the library, or working at our legal services office. Learn more by going to our Volunteer page.

Donate or fundraise for CWS Durham.

Giving money can be both easy and fun! You can easily and safely make a direct donation through our website at or start a personal fundraiser to raise money for refugees and immigrants! Do you have new or gently-used items that you'd like to donate? Check out our donations page to see what household goods we are currently accepting.

Support refugees and immigrants by getting involved with our advocacy efforts.

CWS Durham serves the refugee community with leadership development opportunities and civic engagement workshops. We also educate the wider community through public advocacy events and outreach opportunities. Email us at to join our advocacy listserv and follow us on Facebook to stay updated on upcoming opportunities.

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