A comprehensive resettlement program for our wartime allies
Keeping Our Promise is the 2022 Winner of the Best of Rochester Award in the category of Non-Profit Organization!
To provide comprehensive resettlement assistance to endangered wartime allies who served U.S. interests in conflict and war zones.
Wartime allies are still being relocated out of afghanistan and they need your help.
KOP has resettled over 820 wartime allies to rochester NY since 2014.
we can resettle additional families this year with your support!
Together we can reach our goal to resettle at least 100 Afghans! they need your help today!
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Our wartime allies Resettlement program
Thanks to our community partners and volunteers, Keeping Our Promise, Inc. offers the following resettlement services to help our wartime allies:
Finds and furnishes apartments for newly-arrived families.
Offers Caring Circles for each family to navigate the necessities of their new lives in Rochester, and to learn about our wonderful museums, parks, and natural beauty of the Western New York region.
Explores skilled-trades training with every adult, and assists with enrollment and training programs.
Helps with finding employment, and referral to employment services.
Offers modest car grants so SIVs can get to work. (*Each family must have a minimum of 100 hours of volunteer time back to our community to qualify for a car grant, and must have employment or an offer of employment. Car grants are donation-dependent).
Works with local programs offering free skilled trades programs and English classes for families who need extra help.
Offers a children's horse riding program and camp where they may meet other SIV children with shared experiences, and to learn that they are not alone.