How Food Cuts are Affecting our Community

  Enormous cuts to the United Nations’ food program for refugees will greatly increase the emergency food assistance CRP will need to provide refugees in the immediate term. The World Food Programme (WFP) recently announced that...

Record Food Distributions for Eid al-Adha

CRP kicked off October and the holiday season with six straight days of food giveaways. A total of 802 families made up of 3,145 people received food stuff from us during this time! 861 bags...

International Pen Pals!

CRP has started a pen pal program between children in our community in East Amman and American students in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (USA). The children, all of whom are kindergarten or elementary school age, have just...

American Community School Holds Rice Bucket Challenge for CRP

In our own version of the ALS Association’s ice bucket challenge, CRP has partnered with the American Community School of Amman (ACS) to put on a rice bucket challenge. So rather than making people cold,...

Our New Homework Club!

This past week, we started up Homework Club for kids of all ages and were pleased to have such a wonderful turnout! Homework Club is open to kids of all ages and teens to...

Girl Scouts at CRP

We have just started two brand new Girl Scouts troops for our refugee community in partnership with Weekday Rx. There are two troops, one for girls ages 9 -10 and a second for girls ages...

Support for new families fleeing Iraq

The recent surge of sectarian violence in Iraq has forced over one million people to flee their homes, with many seeking refuge in neighboring countries. CRP has begun to receive many of these new refugees...

Fall activities have begun!

Summer is winding down and here at CRP we have started our fall programming! This session is the busiest we have ever had, with our center now open an additional day per week and a...

Summer of Hope

July has been an exciting month at CRP for our refugee community! The festive month of Ramadan is all about giving, and our team has been working extra hard to expand our regular distributions in...

Frogz!

A group of CRP’s children recently attended a performance of ‘Frogz’ put on by a group from Portland, Oregon. Frogz is a family-friendly show that combines acrobatics with music and costumes and was a...