Supper club dinners help refugee families settle in St. Louis

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Jen Roberts
January 16, 2018

Jessica Bueler and Mawda Altayan are already engrossed in conversation by the time I arrive at Meshuggah Café. I recognize them instantly—Bueler, with her long blonde hair, and Altayan, with her black hijab neatly draped around her face. I sit opposite Altayan’s 2-year-old daughter, who looks up at me with big brown eyes. I smile at her as she nuzzles into her mother for protection.

St. Louis Magazine
Welcome Neighbor STL featured in Welcome Neighbor
Welcome Neighbor STL hosts recurring dinners in which refugee families provide home-cooked food and proceeds benefit the family.
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