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Coming home

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
11am – 8pm

Outer Edge Stage
303 N Oneida Street
Appleton, WI  54911

Having welcomed over 800 refugees in the past 6 years, World Relief Fox Valley is creating an opportunity for others to better understand and appreciate the journeys of refugees from around the world. This #GivingTuesday, November 27, join us for an interactive replication of the “coming home” experience for refugees, highlighting a glimpse of their pasts and sharing ways we can provide hope for their future. Get a sense for what it’s like to have to flee your home at a moment’s notice, travel through unforeseen physical hardship, live in a refugee camp, hope for resettlement, and begin a new life in the U.S.  


11am-8pm – “coming home” experience

  • We recommend planning up to one hour for the experience

  • “coming home” appropriate for most school-aged children and above (no childcare provided)

  • No admission fees and no reservations required

Please let us know if you are bringing a group of 6 or more so we are better prepared to serve you

6pm– 7 pm – Program; In addition to the simulation, participants will enjoy music and the stories of refugees’ journeys to their new homes. Congolese vocalists and musicians Christopher and Nadine will share original music, and students from Oshkosh North High School with refugee backgrounds will share about their recent experiences fleeing the places they called home and adjusting to their new normal as teens in Oshkosh.

“coming home” experience closed during the program.

Light refreshments available throughout the event

For questions or additional information, contact the World Relief Fox Valley office:
920-231-3600 or


Free-will offerings will be accepted throughout the event to support World Relief Fox Valley.

“Thrivent will provide a matching grant of $1 for every $2 raised for World Relief Fox Valley, up to a maximum matching grant of $10,000 for donations received on November 27, 2018, up to 11:59 pm.”

 If you are unable to join us on Tuesday, November 27 and would like to assist  World Relief Fox Valley in reaching Thrivent’s matching grant:

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