Overland Park Offers Help To Afghan Refugees

Don't worry . . . Soon enough we'll see new friends amid Metcalf Ave. rush hour traffic jams.

For now . . . Here's word of a hand up from this evolving inner-suburban enclave . . .

"A former U.S. diplomat in Overland Park is leading an effort to raise $600,000 to charter a flight for eligible Afghans seeking refuge"

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .

Local effort underway to help Afghan allies escape Afghanistan

One week after the last U.S. military aircraft left Afghanistan, plans are in motion to charter a plane to help Afghan allies who were left behind."It's been heartbreaking, frustrating and at times, you know, angry about what is happening," said Jennifer Vitela, a former U.S.