My husband and I always wanted to be exchange students but the opportunity never really presented itself. One day while at our local YMCA we were presented the opportunity to host an exchange student. After about 45 minutes of chatting, we took the plunge & before too long we were looking at potential students to come live with us.Read More
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Some of our favorite moments from the 2017-2018 YFU USA program year.Read More
During the year, YFU will highlight several celebrations of world religions. Today, Muslims around the world start Ramadan.Read More
TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF FAMILIES, AND WE WANTED TO SHARE HOW ONE YFU HOST FAMILY HAS EXPANDED BECAUSE THEY OPENED THEIR HEARTS AND THEIR HOME TO AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT.Read More
Interview by YFU Alumnus and Campus Ambassador Ronak Gandhi with YFU Field Director, Host Mother & Area Representative Kylie NeidichRead More
YFU USA is gearing up to celebrate International Education Week November 12-16. Recognized and promoted by the U.S Department of State, we at YFU hope that you can celebrate this special week with us by promoting YFU and your journey as a volunteer, a student, a host family or supporter of international exchange.
How can I get involved?
Make a classroom or community presentation about Exchange and your home/host country
Talk to 5 friends about what it is like to be an exchange student
Tell your YFU story through Social Media and share it on the YFU USA Facebook page (www.facebook.com/yfu.usa.fan)
Remember to add your events to the IEW website and share any photos www.iew.state.gov/events.cfm
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