Jeremiah Fund – Julie Silander: Project 658

Kristen Pittman Outreach

Several years ago, a friend visited Julie Silander’s house, bringing with her a six-year-old boy whose family had just arrived in the United States after fleeing Somalia. It was her first experience with Charlotte’s refugees, but it certainly wouldn’t be her last. The Silander family first served our city’s refugee population through the Refugee Support Services of the Carolinas and …