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How To Help

You make the difference. Join the thousands of Americans helping to save, protect and rebuild the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people. There are so many ways you can help!


Take Action

Join thousands of Americans who are standing in support of refugees and displaced people worldwide.

Engage Your Elected Officials

Look up your elected officials at the federal, state and local levels and ask them questions about their stance on issues related to refugees.

More on Advocacy

Keep track of the latest policy and advocacy issues impacting millions of refugees and displaced people worldwide.


Culture Collective

Join Culture Collective, USA for UNHCR’s community initiative which showcases excellent films, books, music, and other forms of art and culture by refugees and about refugees’ experiences.

Refugee Voices

Refugee voices in your community is a collection of stories that highlights the journeys refugees are forced to take to find safety. Discover inspiring refugees in your community with USA for UNHCR.

Donate to Refugees

Become a Monthly Donor

As a monthly donor, you are with refugees every step of their journey. You are with them every day of the year and wherever people are forced to flee violence, war and persecution. Monthly gifts are the most effective and efficient way to help.

Make a One Time Gift

Your gift to USA for UNHCR will save lives around the world — wherever refugees are in need of help. Please act now to ensure these vulnerable refugees are safe.

Dedicate your Zakat

This Ramadan, it only takes a few seconds to dedicate your Zakat to those who need it the most. Learn more about how UNHCR’s Zakat Fund for Refugees works and how to calculate your total Zakat.

Make a Planned Gift

A planned gift provides reliable support for refugees when they need it most and enables the UN Refugee Agency to plan for long-term situations. Your commitment delivers lifesaving essentials and provides refugees a chance for a brighter future.

Islamic Philanthropy

The Islamic Philanthropy program is based on Islamic giving to provide innovative, dignified aid to refugees around the world. The program includes the Refugee Zakat Fund and Sadaqah Fund.



Everyone has the power to make a difference in the lives of refugees. Find out more about the ways people from across the United States are raising money for USA for UNHCR and supporting millions of refugees around the world.

Team Step With Refugees

Every mile you log and every dollar you raise will become a beacon of hope for those on their journey to safety. Your unwavering support will provide essential resources and assistance to those who need it — when they need it the most.

It’s a Global Challenge

Humanitarian emergencies around the world have produced record levels of displacement and human suffering.

110 Million

children, women and men displaced by spiraling crises around the world.

1% of Humanity

displaced by violence, conflict or persecution.

76% of Refugees

are hosted in low- and middle-income countries.

Help Refugee Families

As a monthly donor, you'll become one of our most valued partners, and you’ll know that every day you are helping to bring hope, comfort and support to the world's most vulnerable people.

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