Driving to deliver groceries, household supplies, and/or furniture by signing up for our WhatsApp group.
Housing & Employment Leads When refugees first arrive in this country, they have no credit history or employment, making landlords hesitant to rent to them. Assistance in locating housing and/or jobs is the fundamental way to help them succeed. Please share housing or employment referrals and/or indicate a willingness to co-sign on a lease: https://mcceastbay.org/cosigner
Donate to Afghan Refugee Support Fund MCC and SRVIC are in for the long haul, and we need your support. Your financial donations are needed now more than ever to ensure we have the funds to support new refugees: https://mcceastbay.org/refugee-fund
We have quarterly bazaars coming up. Please sign up to give rides to refugees, translate, or help with set-up, clean-up, and bazaar operations.
Sign upto volunteer with sorting and food delivery at the food pantry.
Cell phones, very gently used and fully unlocked from any carrier company, are required. Chargers need to be included. We also accept gently used, entirely wiped laptops and Chromebooks, complete with chargers. Please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to drop off.
Afghan Family Sponsorship
The SRVIC-MCC does not sponsor families. Please see this information sheet.
For those who speak Dari, Farsi, Pashto, or Arabic and are open to fostering Afghan children, please get in touch with Alameda County Social Services, Department of Children & Family Services by visiting their website and completing the contact form or by calling the Alameda County Adoption and Foster Care Hotline at (510) 259-3575.
To support unaccompanied Afghan minors in the Bay Area, please contact Kelsey Coplin, Community Coordinator, Refugee Foster Care Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, email@example.com or 408.325.5273.