Ellen DeGeneres Gave Naqeeb the Will to Live

by NOLB Staff

Ellen DeGeneres Gave Naqeeb the Will to Live   For more than three years, our friend Naqeeb was trapped in Afghanistan while at the top of the Taliban’s hit list because of his work in support of America. Hidden away in his family’s home while waiting for a visa to come through that would allow…



Operation Secret Santa

by Matt Zeller

Happy Holidays! Thanks to your support, we’re on pace to resettle 1000 people by the end of this year. We’ve helped obtain housing, employment, transportation, and furniture, all thanks to you. When our translators arrive from Afghanistan and Iraq, they come with little more than the clothes on their backs. Without us, they often end…



FROM TRANSLATOR TO SOLDIER

by Matt Zeller

FROM TRANSLATOR TO SOLDIER We’d like to tell you about our friend Nasim,  who served US forces in Afghanistan as a translator and cleric for five years. We first met Nasim about a month ago after he contacted No One Left Behind requesting assistance. At that time he was two weeks away from being evicted and homeless…



No One Left Behind Kept America’s Promise

by NOLB Staff

No One Left Behind Kept America’s Promise by Mollie McGurk “If all the organizations supporting refugees and SIVs were doing their jobs properly like No One Left Behind things would be great … but unfortunately they are not.” “When I was in Afghanistan waiting for my visa, I was so ambitious, so happy and so…



Welcome Home Jack

by NOLB Staff

Yesterday, I had the honor to help our Southern California team welcome home Jack – an Afghan who served as an interpreter for the US military for 6 years – a six tour combat veteran. Thanks to your support, Jack has a home and a community that has already fully embraced him.  As part of…