AFGHAN REFUGEES

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MEALTRAIN + CULTURAL DINNER INFORMATION

We are coordinating a meal train to welcome this Afghan family. Part of the Afghan culture to be very hospitable and welcoming, so this meal train will likely involve visiting with the family as well. Below we have linked a very helpful article to give some information and tips for sharing a meal with this family. 

WHAT KIND OF FOOD? 
Meals must can be vegetarian or HALAL if including meat, one exception to this is chicken breasts. We have provided a resource on where you can buy meats that are Halal, as well as restaurants that serve Halal.

FAMILY INFORMATION + LOCATION:
Their apartment is located in North Charleston off Dorchester. Address is included on the meal train page.
There are 2 adults and 3 kids (kids are 5 and under), the wife is also pregnant.

The family does not speak English and will probably invite you to join them.  Afghan people are famous for their hospitality. So make enough for a family of 5 plus you and whatever family members or friends join you. Don’t plan on a drop and run - plan to spend the evening. If you would like additional information about Afghan culture - click the button below.
CONTACT INFORMATION: 
April Malott will be the contact person for coordinating meals, and will be available for any questions regarding food and cultural cues that will be helpful during your visit. EMAIL APRIL