UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of Academy Award winning actor Cate Blanchett as a global Goodwill Ambassador.
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, today announced the appointment of actor, director, producer and philanthropist Ben Stiller as its newest global Goodwill Ambassador.
Staff and refugee supporters eat on $1.50 a day for 5 days to help raise funds and awareness about the 1.2 billion living in poverty, many of which are refugees.
See how our partners and supporters recognized the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees on World Refugee Day.
The imminent crisis in Afghanistan is the latest in a cycle of conflict that’s lasted more than 40 years. Since the start of this year, nearly 550,000 people have been forced to flee their homes.
By the end of 2015, over a million refugees had arrived in Europe. Thanks to generous donor support, USA for UNHCR can protect refugees and help them rebuild their lives.
Goodwill Ambassador Khaled Hosseini traveled to Uganda to support the UN Refugee Agency’s emergency response to the South Sudan crisis.
USA for UNHCR supporters are with refugees at every step of their journey, helping address existing and new challenges for Syrian refugees in Europe.
Author and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Neil Gaiman and Director Guillermo del Toro share inspiring films of hope.
On November 18, 2021, USA for UNHCR hosted Supporter Appreciation Day 2021 to celebrate what’s possible when donors and supporters come together to uplift and empower refugees.
My experience raising awareness about the global refugee crisis as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has shown me over and over that the most simple idea often generates the most extraordinary results.
Ben Stiller shares his experience visiting displaced men, women and children in Guatemala as UNHCR's newest Goodwill Ambassador.
Actor and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Kristin Davis sends a special thank you to USA for UNHCR donors who responded to the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Khaled Hosseini is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and author of several international bestsellers including "The Kite Runner" and "Sea Prayer."
Please take a moment and watch UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett share her experience meeting Rohingya refugee families. Witness how donor support is making a lifesaving difference on the ground.
USA for UNHCR supporters like you have already helped thousands of kids to keep learning during the coronavirus pandemic, but more children need your help.
“Resilience is a word used too easily, but with Aunty Rose and Mimi, and later all the women I met in the camp, I found its true meaning." -Giles Duley, from HUMANITY No.12
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season quickly approaching, USA for UNHCR wants to pause to thank the compassionate supporters who stand with refugees every day of the year.
Our donors are empowering refugees every day to build better, brighter futures. Take just a moment to read some words of inspiration from compassionate refugee supporters.
In June 2018, Khaled Hosseini, an Afghan-born American and the author of 'The Kite Runner,' traveled to Lebanon as a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador. Still haunted by the image of the lifeless body of Alan Kurdi — the 3-year-old Syrian refugee boy who died at sea while fleeing to Europe in 2015 — he wanted to understand what drives families to make such desperate journeys. Here are a few of the people Khaled met.
Desperate and hungry, 52,000 South Sudanese refugees crossed into Uganda- more than 85 percent of them women and children, including Esther and her seven children.
The #WithRefugees World Tour will run through October and is made up of dozens of public events to raise awareness and inspire more action in support for people who have been forced to flee conflict or persecution.
With this online event, we invite supporters and donors to meet the photographers behind the lens and hear their perspective on the power of photography in telling the refugee story.
USA for UNHCR hosted a Supporter Appreciation event to thank our valued community of supporters and donors for all they do to support refugees in the U.S. and around the world.
Poet and UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Emtithal (Emi) Mahmoud had conversations with refugees in several countries before composing the poem she will perform at the UN climate change meeting.