Refugees Who Fled From War-Torn Countries Get Helping Hand In Colorado
March 19, 2018
DENVER (CBS4) – Volunteers and organizers came together over the weekend to help Colorado refugees in need. It’s the third year the Denver Health Foundation has put on this event.
“I’m so happy, I can’t explain it, how much I’m happy,” said 15-year-old Elysee Chirez.
“I get many things like backpack, pants, shoes, a jacket and stuff for school,” she said.
For Elysee and her family, this event is like nothing they have ever experienced. They are refugees from war-torn countries in Africa. There they were fighting for their lives, now in America Elysee can fight for her dreams.
“Actually I want to be a doctor,” she said.