KRRC is a 501c3 corporation
Updated 09-10-2020: Please consider donating. Our central focus for 2020-2021 is providing tutoring supports in English to refugee high school students. During the summer of 2020 we helped 15 high school student earn high school credit towards graduation. The socio-emotional return on investment was immeasurable. We plan to expand the program to go year round in 2021.
If you want to donate or receive non-cash donations, post or search jobs, take a look inside our database. Donations will serve refugees in the greater Kalamazoo.
Non-cash donation database. For requests and item donations.
The PDF is a typical list of items that are collected for a new family of four.
We encourage cash donations be directed to local partners and resettlement agencies providing services for refugees. You will receive a receipt that acknowledges you have made a tax deductible donation. The Kalamazoo Literacy Council is accepting donations to purchase ESL books for newly arriving refugees. Be sure to indicate on the comment, note, or service section that your donation is for Kalamazoo refugee resettlement, ESL books for refugees, Orchestra Rouh, etc.
Important regarding the Bethany link below: To ensure your gift goes to refugees of Southwest Michigan, select the "Donate" button, and then choose "Most needed" from the drop down menu labeled "Apply my gift."
Kalamazoo's Refugee Children's Orchestra is organized by the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra. Donations are needed to keep tuition free. ** IMPORTANT NOTE ** To ensure your donation is designated for Orchestra Rouh, type "Orchestra Rouh" in the "Order Note" section after proceeding to checkout.