SAN ANTONIO – According to the Center for Refugee Services, San Antonio has recently welcomed 600 Afghan refugees with more expected. Due to the high volume of clients, the organization is asking for monetary donations or gift cards and new items to help the families.
The center’s executive director, Margaret Constantino, said they are in emergency mode and need the community’s help. New items are needed as Center for Refugee Services does not have the time nor the volunteers needed to sort through the used donations.
New items needed to help Afghan refugees and host families include:
- Twin blankets
- Wash cloths
- Laundry detergent
- Toilet paper
- Toiletry items
- Disposable face masks
For the latest information and donation stations to help Afghan refugee families, click here.
To make a monetary donation, click here.