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Kit Drives

February 2022 Kit Drive Success!

Thank you Gallatin Valley for your amazing offering of time and household goods! We nearly tripled the total kits delivered last year, in a year refugees in Montana really need it. We’ve enabled our partners in Montana to apply more resources to our new neighbors and provide a warmer welcome to our community.

Gallatin Refugee Connections wants to thank all of the volunteers who gathered at Pilgrim Congregational Church in February for this year’s Kit Drive. In cooperation with Soft Landing Missoula and the International Rescue Committee (IRC), over 400 kits were assembled and delivered to help refugee families start their new lives in Missoula.

If your church or organization would like to play a role in this effort next year, contact us at gallatinrefugees@gmail.com, or call 406-209-0971. Finally, if you couldn’t join us for this year’s drive, reach out with a donation to any one of these Montana organizations listed below.

Funds Kit Packing Day and provides ongoing advocacy and education in Gallatin County. Donate to Gallatin Refugee Connections.

Helps resettle refugees and supports them in their first few months. Donate to IRC – Missoula.

Provides long-term community integration, training, and support in Missoula. Donate to Soft Landings.

Helps resettle Afghan families in Butte. Tax deductible cash donations may be sent to Butte HEART at PO Box 394, Butte, MT 59703. Follow their progress by joining their Facebook group. Helps resettle Afghan families in Billings. Donate to Community Leadership & Development, Inc.

Helps resettle Afghan families in Helena. Donate to HARRT.