Meet the families living with refugees

7 October 2021

Readers’ Digest meets the volunteers opening their homes and their hearts to refugees.

Len and Karen describe Grace as “part of the family”

For Len, an ordained priest and civil engineer and his librarian wife Karen, the time to act came when the photo of Alan Kurdi—the three-year-old Syrian refugee washed up on Turkish shores—hit the papers. 

“It seemed such a terrible situation,” Karen recalls. “One feels so powerless. I thought hosting could be a small way of helping because the crisis is so overwhelming you just wonder, What can I do?” 

Read the full article in Readers’ Digest

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