In the news | November 25, 2022

Cultural Cornucopia: African Center Hosts Annual Refugee Thanksgiving Paused by Pandemic

A scene from the 2022 annual African Community Center Refugee Thanksgiving in Aurora. Photos by Aleksei Kolesnikov, courtesy of the ACC.

The Aurora Sentinel covered the Thanksgiving event hosted by ECDC’s branch office in Denver, Colorado.

The article encourages individuals to take action to get involved. “Now that the event is over, Hanel said there are still plenty of ways community members can help out new arrivals. The ACC has options for individuals and groups to volunteer with refugees, and it accepts certain new and used items, including kitchenware and furniture in good condition. It also has a goal of raising $45,000 by Colorado Gives Day on Dec. 6.”

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