Many refugees spend days and weeks on foot in search of safety. You can provide a vulnerable woman, man or child with a sleeping bag — and the priceless gift of their first peaceful night of rest since the day they were forced to flee.
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Books, pencils, pens and paper. These essential learning tools are often out of reach for refugees who left everything behind. You can provide school supplies to a student eager to return to class — and build a brighter future.
After escaping life-threatening violence, refugee parents want their children to have a safe place to sleep, eat, study and play. That’s what your generosity can provide. Not just shelter — but a home, a sense of normalcy and regained dignity.
To escape war, violence and persecution, many refugees leave everything behind — including coats, sweaters, boots and other winter essentials. You can provide warm, lifesaving winter clothing to those who endure winter with little protection from the cold.
Syrian refugee Al Hmeiady, 73, and his wife returned to eastern Aleppo two years after they were forced to flee. Their house was destroyed in the war, so they now live with their son.
Thanks to generous donor support, this vulnerable couple and other families received sleeping bags, blankets, winter clothes and coats, carpeting and plastic sheeting to protect them from the brutally cold winter weather.
A sleeping bag will keep this little boy, a Syrian refugee living in Greece, protected from the cold. With the help of caring Americans, UNHCR also warehouses and distributes blankets, warm clothing and other crucial winter supplies to at-risk children and families.
We promise to honor your generosity and use your donation in the most effective way possible to help refugees. The catalog items shown reflect periodic surveys of the countries UNHCR operates in and represent both the need and price of critical aid items. Although each item is representative of the gift category in which it appears, donations will be used to provide assistance where it is needed most.
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