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Former Peace Corps volunteers broke Thanksgiving bread Sunday night with the refugees living in the shelter Vive.

Mike Desmond/wbfo news

For three decades Vive on Wyoming Street has been a center for refugees, some heading to Canada and others waiting to hear if they will get asylum in this country. Now, Vive is part of Jericho Road Community Health Center.

Local refugee shelter celebrates new playground

Aug 12, 2013
Tracy Diina / Vive, INC

The VIVE refugee shelter in Buffalo celebrated the installation of its new playground Monday. The organization serves refugees placed throughout New York State and Canada and currently houses more than 100 adults, 40 of whom are children.