January 14, 2020

The GRACE Act National Call-In Day

The Trump administration has reduced the refugee resettlement program by 80% and set this year’s refugee admissions goal at 18,000 – the lowest level in U.S. history. Given that there are more than 25 million refugees worldwide — more than half of whom are children — the dismantling of the resettlement program shocks the conscience. It also comes at a time when the horrific plight for Syrian refugees is never ending and growing worse by the day.

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January 9, 2020

“My future has been taken from me,” the solemn faced doctor told me. He could have been speaking on behalf of so many other Syrians too who now must piece together a new life in Turkey.

In November, I visited Hatay province and Reyhanli a town-both of which together now have 500,000 Syrians – a ratio of 3:1 Syrians to Turks and Gaziantep, a modern city where Syrians also struggle.

We were standing outside a government sponsored camp near Reyhanli that started with tents early in the war and is now...

December 21, 2019

Dear Friends,

The humanitarian mission of the Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees (MFA) is to get the right relief, to the right people – at the right time. Our mandate requires continual awareness of the current needs – and also a hyper-sensitivity to the ever-changing landscape and the inevitable human impact. 

In 2019, the Syrian people continued to be victims of the interplay of international actors – all seeking control of territory, oil fields and military and geopolitical advantage over...

November 5, 2019

Multifaith Alliance Founder Georgette Bennett Wins AARP Purpose Prize

The AARP Prize is a recognition of Bennett’s efforts to get humanitarian aid to internally displaced Syrians

New York, November 5 – The Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees (MFA), which has delivered over $130 million worth of desperately-needed humanitarian aid to internally displaced people in Syria, today announced that its founder, Dr. Georgette Bennett, was awarded AARP’s prestigious Purpose Prize. The prize was awarded...

October 29, 2019

Congressmen Wilson, Kildee, Chabot, and Gonzalez Introduce “The Stop UN Support for Assad Act of 2019

On October 28th, Congressmen Joe Wilson (R-SC), Dan Kildee (D-MI), Steve Chabot (R-OH), and Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX) introduced the bi-partisan bill HR 4868, the Stop UN Support for Assad Act of 2019, which will ensure that U.S. taxpayer money does not benefit the Assad regime in Syria.

Bennett Gross, Executive Director of the Multifaith Alliance for Syrians Refugees (MFA) welcomed this announcemen...

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