Grant Thornton named WeaveTales as the following recipient of its ongoing Purple Paladin initiative, which goals to assist rising nonprofit organizations transfer from startups to extra sustainable organizations by way of funding, enterprise recommendation and volunteer assist.

Launched in 2019, WeaveTales highlights the experiences of refugees via a wide range of inventive means, together with writing workshops, public talking initiatives, books, displays and different channels. So far, the nonprofit has helped greater than 300 refugees throughout the nation inform their tales.

Grant Thornton famous that whereas the choice of the WeaveTales for the Purple Paladin initiative was made previous to the present Ukraine disaster, the agency was “significantly humbled by the chance to assist them in gentle of the people who find themselves being displaced in Europe,” in line with a agency consultant.

“By serving to refugees inform their tales, WeaveTales is elevating a posh and important problem vital to creating an equitable society,” stated Grant Thornton CEO Brad Preber in an announcement. “This unimaginable group is fostering communities for refugees from internationally — and cultivating a extra welcoming house proper right here in America. Grant Thornton is actually honored to be part of that work.”

“For a lot of, the refugee disaster can really feel too massive or too divisive to speak about,” stated WeaveTales founder Basma Alawee in an announcement. “That’s why it’s essential to make the subject really feel private. At WeaveTales, we concentrate on the experiences of particular person refugees and on connecting neighbors inside native communities.”

For extra on the Purple Paladin initiative and WeaveTales, head to Grant Thornton’s web site right here.

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