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What is Refugee?

The Refugee program provides students with meaningful service opportunities that benefit the homeless, disabled, and low-income families along with refugees in nearby communities and worldwide.


“This moment does not define them, but our response will help define us.”

—Elder Patrick Kearon

How do I get involved?

Follow @yserverefugee on Instagram for event announcements! For questions contact We will keep you updated!

Volunteer Commitment:

Attendance is flexible - you may join any day and for as much time as you are available.

Events for Winter 2024, all events are from 7-9 PM:
January 17, WSC Terrace
January 24, WSC Terrace
January 31, WSC 3280/3290
February 7, WSC Terrace
February 14, WSC Terrace
February 21, WSC Terrace
February 28, WSC Garden Court
March 6, WSC Terrace
March 13, WSC Terrace
March 20, WSC Terrace
March 27, WSC Terrace
April 3, WSC Terrace
April 10, WSC Terrace


No Y-Serve training required to volunteer with this program.


Available by email at

Garrett Wride, Executive Director

(314) 717-7132
Office Hour: Tuesdays 2:00-3:00 PM

Israel Davila Aleman

(801) 600-2852

Emeline Benson

Alexis Boseman

(817) 296-8036

Josh Brockbank

(801) 623-8509

Samantha Brown

(434) 404-1075

Jordan Citte

(801) 710-3763

Corynn Estes

Matthew Johnston

(435) 671-8138

David Kobe

Ryan Lawson

(405) 303-9629

Brenda Mendoza

(801) 814-2384

Katie Ownby

(661) 378-6416

Chris Rich

Kevin Schreiber

(810) 295-5674

William Schreiber

Kathryn Smith

(786) 294-1851

Aaron Tibbits

(385) 272-7633

Mckayla Zimmerman

(951) 207-1565