Walking with refugees for over four decades.
Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. founded Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) on November 14, 1980. Since then, JRS has grown to accompany, serve, and advocate for refugees and other forcibly displaced people worldwide in 58 countries. To commemorate the work of the JRS community, we invite you to learn more and join us in our annual anniversary celebration. In previous years, esteemed JRS supporters have graciously joined us in amplifying the awareness of our endeavors, including: