The Shield

Local 5k benefits far-away crisis

A student studies at her school  library which was paid for by Road to Mafraq. The donations which funded the project were largely from the Evansville community. Elizabeth Riedford, an organizer for “Run for Refugees,” said the girl told her her dream was to work hard to “become just like her teacher.”

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief

August 18, 2016

Elizabeth Riedford said realistically the Syrian refugee crisis cannot be solved in Evansville, Indiana. But she does believe the community can raise awareness and money that can help.

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