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2017 Annual Report Brief
August 16, 2018

2017 Annual Report Brief

Washington, DC 16 August 2018 – Jesuit Refugee Service/USA is proud to present our 2017 Annual Report. 2017 was a year of unprecedented response from JRS supporters, and we are thrilled to share a summary of your impact. 

Click here to read Greater: JRS/USA 2017 Annual Report

2017 was a year filled with challenges for refugees: hateful rhetoric; fewer refugees admitted into the United States the; protected status of migrants revoked; and more war and conflict spurring further displacement. But, as stated in the Annual Report by Joan Rosenhauer, JRS/USA Executive Director, “our supporters responded in a greater way than ever before. 2017 was the year that you took action – sharing your resources, advocating to your legislators, and sharing stories of refugees with your networks and communities. Because of your responses, we were able to send more resources directly to JRS projects around the world than ever in our history.”

Some of the projects highlighted in the report include:

We are pleased to share our 2017 annual report, which catalogues the valuable initiatives that JRS/USA friends and supporters have enabled us to undertake this past year to help refugees attain protection, opportunities, and participation. 

You can click here to download the report and to visit the Annual Report section of our website. The report will also be sent to JRS/USA supporters by mail in the coming weeks. 

Thank you for being part of our JRS/USA family and for generously responding to a greater call to serve others.

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