Community Refugee & Immigration Services (CRIS) has had a large influx of refugees of many faiths and nations to the Columbus area in May and June and are in urgent need of the following:
  a.. faith groups or service organizations to work alongside a family their first few months in America, assisting them to navigate the services here and providing their initial material needs
  b.. volunteers (with trucks or vans) to move donations to newly arrived families
  c.. material donations in GOOD condition only: of critical need are kitchen or dining tables & chairs, beds, lamps, dressers, laundry detergent. Also needed are kitchen wares, bathroom toiletries, linens, bedding (especially pillows-only new), TV's, fans
  d.. office assistance to handle client's phone calls, appointments, and some filing If you are able to help in any of these area, please contact Kimberley Kreeft, CRIS, 1110 Morse Road, Suite 216, (614) 840-9634,