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Walgreens Donates Lunch to IIB Students

Walgreens Donation

Walgreens DonationThe International Institute would like to thank Walgreens for their generous donation of freshly prepared food on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Walgreens donated to the International Institute of Boston a large amount of food, ranging from sandwiches, soups, and salads to freshly cut fruits and vegetables. The store had stocked the shelves for a media […]

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IINE’s Director of Behavioral Health Talks With PRI’s The World

The International Institute of New England’s Director of Behavioral Health talked yesterday with PRI’s The World radio show about the re-traumatization of refugees after the Boston Marathon bombings. Take a listen to learn more:

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IINH Welcomes Computers Donated from Southern New Hampshire University

SNHU Computer Donation

SNHU Computer DonationSouthern New Hampshire University (SNHU) generously donated thirteen used computers with software to the School Impact Program at the International Institute of New Hampshire (IINH). These computers will be used to create a computer lab, named the SNHU Community Lab, for children and parents participating in the School Impact Program. The donation was coordinated by […]

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International Institute of New Hampshire Hosts Second Annual Holiday Lights Tour

IINH Holiday Lights Tour

IINH Holiday Lights TourThe International Institute of New Hampshire (IINH) hosted its second annual Holiday Lights Tour on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, from 4-8pm. IINH brought 60 new American parents and children on a festive guided bus tour around the cities of Manchester and Bedford to view the holiday decorations and lighting displays. Children and adults alike enjoyed […]

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School Impact Hosts Halloween Party for Students in Manchester

School Impact Halloween Party

School Impact Halloween PartyOn Wednesday October 31, 2012, School Impact, the after-school program at the International Institute in Manchester, N.H. hosted its second annual Trick-or-Treat awareness event in connection with the city’’s Halloween celebration. There were over 30 students of all ages in attendance. Our college student volunteers did an outstanding job with face-painting and costuming props for […]

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UNHCR Unveils Worldwide Community of Resettled Refugees Project

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© Johanan OttensooserIn celebration of its 60th anniversary, UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) has recently unveiled its new project: the Worldwide Community of Resettled Refugees. The project creates an online community for resettled refugees to connect with each other and share their stories and triumphs. It is completely voluntary and limited to refugees who have […]

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Malnutrition in Yemen Requires Immediate Action


YemenThough security issues are a top priority today in Yemen, another issue stands as a severe threat to the wellbeing of the Yemeni people. UN estimates claim that 267,000 children are experiencing life threatening levels of malnutrition, while aid agencies maintain that nearly half of the country’s population of 25 million does not have enough […]

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“Giving is Winning” Campaign at the Olympics

Pic - Clothes Donations

Pic - Clothes DonationsIn a team effort worthy of a gold medal the International Olympic Committee (IOC), United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the London 2012 Organizing Committee (LOCOG) are teaming up to bring donations of unused clothing and sports outfits to refugees around the world. The UNHCR recently issued a press release describing the “Giving […]

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