Miriam and Family at First English

At the end of June 2018, Miriam and her family sought out sanctuary after exhausting the options available to ensure she could stay with her family and in the city of Columbus, which has been her home for the last 13 years. Miriam is a mother of two young children who are staying with her in sanctuary.

While Miriam is in sanctuary, she will need assistance with legal fees, medical bills, general monthly payments, and various other monetary needs as they come. This campaign is to ensure monetary stability while Miriam and her family are working to secure her citizenship and legal standing so that she may stay with her family and move forward with their lives in their home. 

Your support will help greatly in keeping Miriam and her family comfortable while they are in sanctuary and also remove any financial burdens that occur during the process of getting her and her family home.

The Columbus Sanctuary Collective, First English Lutheran Church, Miriam, and her family are deeply grateful for any support you are willing to offer during this time.

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  • Anonymous 
    • $15 
    • 14 d
  • Rebecca Bickerdt 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Martha Nieset 
    • $25 
    • 1 mo
  • Pranav Jani 
    • $101 
    • 2 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 2 mos
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Samantha Shivener 
Columbus, OH
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