Community

The PLACE Hours and Services

Have you been by The PLACE yet? If you haven’t brought your refugee friends to check it out, make a point to stop in some day and explore the resources and opportunities that exist in our new community center. Along with free Wi-Fi and plenty of hot tea, there are materials for helping people learn English,…

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Kindness is the Cause

Matador drink from Palace

Have you tried the cause latte of the month over at Palace Coffee? A dollar from every cause latte purchased goes to Refugee Language Project during the first quarter of 2022. January’s latte was the Midnight Kiss and February left us drooling over the delicious Cherry Cordial. March is bringing back a local favorite – the Matador! (picture courtesy of…

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Open House Recap

PLACE team

Thanks to everyone who came out for our Open House at the PLACE! We were so encouraged by the level of community support we received that night and in the many days since. We hope you enjoyed seeing a space that was brought to life by the dreams, plans and wallets of this community! As we…

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Are you “mentor material”?

Bailie participated in our zoom call “From Amarillo to Afghanistan: How Can We Help?” and then attended a volunteer meeting. She put her name and contact information down on the sign up paper, and received a call a few days later from our mentorship coordinator, Jennifer. Jen walked her through a brief training and then decided to pair her with a Chin woman from Burma.

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Shop or Donate

cafe area being painted

We’re still getting bits and pieces in place to make everything fully stocked at The PLACE. There are several ways to help if you are interested… As always, you can give safely and securely to RLP online by going to our our website. We also accept checks by mail and can process payments over the phone. Check…

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Our Cup of Tea

Persian tea in pots

Rosebuds, cardamom, and cloves sit open on the countertop while water begins to boil in the kettle. The door chimes happily as yet another group of Afghan men walk in wanting to get on the WiFi to connect with family back home. Emma and Sara from WeFindInLove greet them and show them the computer lab…

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Table Talk TONIGHT!

English lesson

We are resuming that program on Tuesday nights beginning February 1st (TONIGHT!) from 6-7:30 at the PLACE. We’ll share some food, have conversation cards out to help you talk with refugees, and then have a very short English lesson.

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The Panhandle Gives 2021

thank you graphic for giving during The Panhandle Gives

Our largest fundraiser of the year concluded last month during The Panhandle Gives campaign. A generous outpouring of giving and support from our community came in the form of around $60,000, which was double our original goal! 

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