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Refugee & Immigrant Resettlement Program

The Refugee & Immigrant Resettlement Program was begun in 1975 as a Point of Entry to help Southeast Asians resettle in the community at the end of the Vietnam War.

Refugee & Immigrant Resettlement remains a core program at ARC and has expanded to keep current with demographic changes in greater Danbury. For the last 3 years, the program has assisted over 6,000 refugees & immigrants in the resettlement process.

Blue Ribbon Commission - Outreach Task Force

Current Projects:

Comida is open the second and fourth Friday of each month and is temporarily located behind the United Way building located at 85 West Street in Danbury. Doors open at 2:15 p.m. at which time numbers are given out. Food distribution is from 2:30 to 4:30 pm. We currently distribute 400 pounds of rice, 200 pounds of beans, 150 cans of vegetables, and 150 cans of fruit ~ per month.

By the end of the month, the "cupboard is bare." So: if you, your congregation, your business, or small group can donate dry food items, please contact: Jo Gabriele at 203-792-9450, ext. 100.

If you are interested in being a Blue Ribbon Volunteer Contact ARC's Executive Director: Rev. P. J. Leopold at 203-792-9450, ext. 102.

The Association of Religious Communities (ARC), 325 Main St., Danbury, CT 06810   203-792-9450

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