Monthly Archives: August 2010

Chain of dreams

Yubelly Perez, MRC Board Member I remember when I was a child one of my aunts used to crochet all the time. She was a housewife and was looking forward to learning something new and possibly in the future have … Continue reading

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Wish List

Yubelly Perez, MRC Board Member Last night I was talking with one of the volunteers and he asked me how long I’ve been volunteering at MRC… I started to think and at that moment I realized it has been over … Continue reading

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Two New Classes at MRC

Today was a great day for MRC as we started 2 new classes.  One was our gardening class through the Sustainable Food Center/Citizen Gardner Program. Along with 20 other students from the Austin community, around 10 refugees from MRC participated … Continue reading

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Only one…

A few weeks ago I wrote “Be United” and Sunday morning while I was watching MRC’s soccer team playing  against the AMSA Rangers, I was thinking about Nelson Mandela’s word.  Our participants were playing with their hearts and minds and … Continue reading

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A beautiful Multicultural Refugee Coalition day….

Today was a truly beautiful Multicultural Refugee Coalition day filled with education, community and reconciliation. The morning started with our MRC Refugee Mens Soccer Team having the opportunity to play the Austin Mens Soccer Association Rangers Team as a fundraiser … Continue reading

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Back to School Drive

It’s hard to believe that in just a few weeks school will be starting. In Austin many of our refugee kids will be attending school for the first time. You might be able to relate how hard it is to … Continue reading

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