Your support for refugees

All across the world people are standing with refugees. Our community map showcases diverse local initiatives from all the world supporting people forced to flee.

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Thai celebrities join campaign to support Burmese refugees Advocacy NGO
Home comforts: the Italian hotel giving refugees a chance to showcase their culinary skills Corporate Livelihood
Two Londoners support refugee and asylum-seeking women to build skills and confidence through floristry Corporate Livelihood
Refuweegee ensures newly arrived refugees are welcomed NGO Shelter
42 year old Syrian refugee helps hundreds of families access clothes, food and medicine Clothes Food Individual Shelter
Activists post "Refugees Welcome Banner" On Statue of Liberty Civil Society Shelter
NGOs give refugees the chance to develop a skill and express themselves Education NGO
Organization creates soccer teams for refugees and kids coming from troubled homes to practice and play on weekends Civil Society Livelihood
Syrian goalkeeper shares pro football skills with Nottinghamshire children Individual Other
International Film Festival "Looks at the Refugees" Civil Society Educational Institution Government NGO
Taekwondo federation takes sport to Kiziba refugee camp NGO Other
World Refugee Day 2017: Where we Are Globally and Locally Advocacy CSO
World Refugee Day Festival Advocacy CSO
The World University Service of Canada club is sponsoring two refugee students to attend the University of Calgary for the 2017–18 academic year Education Educational Institution
An artist helps refugees in Africa realise their talents in order to give them hope Eduaction Individual
Students at Oxford University are launching an app in Germany to connect refugees with locals Eduaction Individual Livelihood
Refugees come to a youth football club outside Brussels every week for football practice and French lessons Corporate Eduaction NGO
Communities come together to welcome resettled Syrian families Eduaction Individual Shelter
Lebanese volunteer runs women’s resource centres for Syrian refugees in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley Education Individual
Lebanese man hosts hundreds of Syrian refugees on his one acre plot of land Individual Shelter
Humanitarian magician puts a smile on the faces of Palestinian refugee children Lebannon Tyre
Asylum Access Ecuador (AAE) helps asylum seekers know their rights Livelihood NGO
European Movement International organises event in support of integrating refugees into the labour market Livelihood NGO
International Film Festival "Looks at the Refugees" and Migrarte Art Festival Civil Society Educational Institution Government NGO
New app takes over your smartphone to simulate a 16-year-old refugee's life Advocacy NGO
InterAction Forum 2017 Advocacy CSO
Human Rights - Refugee Film Festival Advocacy CSO
Syrian Refugee Families Prepare Picnic for North Carolina Community Community Other
The Tanzania Red Cross society uses music and dance to improve health in a Tanzania refugee camp NGO Other
Protesters in Germany rally in support of Afghan refugees Individual Shelter
Small charity advocates for and supports Syrian refugees in Mansfield Eduaction Livelihood NGO
LinkedIn expands Refugee Support Programme to the U.S. Corporate Livelihood
Community of volunteers helps bring food donations from local companies to Syrian refugees Food
Retired history teacher spends his free time helping refugees in Utah Individual Shelter
Malone's refugees event raises money, awareness for refugees in small town Ohio. Civil Society Shelter
Thousands of people around Australia gathered to protest the Australian Government's current refugee policy. Community
Sciences Po Refugee Help assists asylum-seekers in France Education Educational Institution
振付演出家の南流石さんによるダンスワークショップ Advocacy CSO japanese-JP
Project Hope was created to help refugee children with their language and coding skills Education NGO
World Refugee Day Celebration Advocacy CSO
World Refugee Day Celebration Advocacy Community
New Sanctuary Kitchen program, a culinary collaboration between the New Haven food nonprofit and recent refugees in New Haven Community Other
Heshima Kenya provides shelter, education and employment opportunities to empower female refugees Eduaction Livelihood NGO Shelter
Swiss students fight to improve university access for refugees Eduaction Individual
Budding actors and musicians from the Wind-Up Penguin Theatre Group tour the world performing for refugee children Eduaction NGO
Jewish people rally in cities across US to support refugees following Trump's immigration ban Faith Based Organization Shelter
An individual offers prayer mats to newly settled refugees to welcome them and their faith Individual Shelter
Refugees from Muslim-majority nations find safe harbor in Lake County Civil Society Education Livelihood Shelter
Helping refugee children to read with computer games Education NGO
Midland couple welcome refugees into their home Individual Shelter
This App Helps Refugees Get Bank Accounts by Giving Them a Digital Identity Individual Shelter
UNHCR難民アスリート写真展 Advocacy CSO japanese-JP
This refugee camp in Jordan is officially the first to be powered by solar energy Livelihood NGO Shelter
Community Unity Rally Advocacy CSO
World Refugee Day Advocacy Community
the Refugee Aid app, or RefAid, which connects refugees with crucial services when and where they need them most. Corporate Other
Coalition of NGOs organise 'Food Flotilla for Myanmar' to help Rohingya Food NGO Other
Tumaini cultural festival unites refugees and locals Government NGO
Greek soccer hero helps refugees win battle against boredom Eduaction Individual
Hull footballers welcome refugees to the UK city of culture NGO Other
The Turkish couple feeds 4,000 Syrian refugees on their wedding Individual
U.S. Committee on Refugees and Immigration sets up an Amazon gift page for anyone who wishes to donate to newly settled refugees NGO Shelter
Supper Club Raises Money for Refugees Community Shelter
Refugees connect with college students to turn their craft-making skills into commerce Civil Society Livelihood
Wellington kitchen serves up hope for refugees Community Livelihood
These Refugees Created their Own Aid Agency Within Their Resettlement Camp CSO Livelihood
Entrepreneur fair for refugee start-ups NGO
Ikea looks to help Syrian refugees integrate with jobs initiative in Jordan Corporate Livelihood
World Refugee Day Celebration Advocacy CSO FBO
Portland World Cup Soccer Advocacy Community
Local groups offer employers support to hire Syrian refugees Community Livelihood
Volunteers working with DHRRA help provide stateless people with identity papers Livelihood NGO
Japanese NGO donates 300,000 USD to improve living conditions in refugee camps NGO Shelter
A gay couple counters negative stereotypes by taking in 24 refugees Individual Shelter
The Refugee Journalism Project supports exiled journalists to tell the refugee story first-hand in the British media Eduaction Livelihood NGO
Syrian refugee selling pens ignites crowdfunding campaign Community Shelter
Syrian refugee and artist offers art therapy classes to children in Jordan Education Psychological support
"Established" Palestinian refugees in the Baddawi refugee camp offer shelter to Syrian refugees in need Clothes Food Individual Shelter
Refugees overcome barriers with help from Utah group Women of the World Civil Society Shelter
The Australian Refugee Organization helps refugees integrate into Australian society through settlement programs. CSO Education Shelter
USCCB/MRS World Refugee Day Event Advocacy awareness english-US FBO
Arts Festival to celebrate the integration of refugees to the Costa Rican society. Civil Society NGO
Launceston City Council collaborates with other community organisations and government to assist refugees and new arrivals in settling in the community Community Other
World Refugee Day 2017 Celebration Advocacy CSO
Rhode Island World Refugee Day Advocacy Community
Whoopi Goldberg Gives Syrian Refugee Family A Tour of NY Individual Other
Women in Malaysia support schools educating refugees Eduaction NGO
Cape Town NGO provides skills training for refugees Livelihood NGO
Cristiano Ronaldo meets Syrian boy tripped up by Hungarian camerawoman Individual
Top UK university offers scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers Eduaction University
Family of Syrian refugees privately sponsored in North-West Canada Individual Shelter
Evangelical pastor welcomes refugees into his Texas church Faith Based Organization Individual Shelter
FiSahara, a film festival hosted in a camp for Western Saharan refugees brings attention to a forgotten crisis Advocacy Culture NGO
Jordan garment alliance supports Syrian refugees Corporate Livelihood
English Language Partners NZ helping migrants and refugees get into work CSO Livelihood
World Refugee Day - Celebration Rally Advocacy awareness CSO english-US
Refugee Film Festival, celebrating the resilience and courage that people bring to Australia as refugees. Advocacy CSO English-AU
Women’s Friendship Group celebrate graduates of the Afghan Group Cycling project Community Other
World Refugee Day Concert with Thao (of the Get Down Stay Down) Advocacy Individual
Former refugee creates $10,000 scholarship for refugees and immigrants Eduaction Individual
Christian comunity welcomes Syrian family to Canada Community Other
Jaffna Social Action Centre helps IDPs to rebuild their lives after 26 years of war Livelihood NGO Shelter
Eritrean refugee tells the story of Ugandan kindness Community Livelihood Shelter
Small German town comes together to give Syrian refugees a warm welcome Individual Shelter
Daughter of Second World War refugees opens her London home to asylum-seekers Individual NGO Shelter
Psychological support centers helping refugees across Turkey Community Shelter
15 year old Syrian refugee waging a campaign against child marriage in Za’atari Camp Education
Tech wiz turns app into bot for Facebook to help refugees with legal aid. Individual Shelter
Giving clothes to hundreds of refugees in Denver Community Shelter
Refugee entrepreneurs creating new jobs and helping to grow the Australian economy CSO Livelihood
Juneau People for Peace and Justice #Stand With Refugees Advocacy awareness CSO english-US
Refugee Film Festival, celebrating the resilience and courage that people bring to Australia as refugees. Advocacy CSO English-AU
​The Refugee Orchestra Project attempts to demonstrate the vitally important role that refugees from across the globe have played in our country's culture and society Advocacy NGO
UN Foundation Reception: A Swim to Support Refugees Advocacy Individual
Local refugee tells story of persecution to help students be more tolerant Advocacy Individual
Displaced Dinners: a series of dinners hosted by chefs who are now refugees in the United States Corporate Livelihood
Japanese clothing chain UNIQLO employs refugees in its stores Corporate Livelihood
A social entrepreneur developed technology to improve life in a refugee shelter Livelihood Shelter Social Enterprise
American mom gives away 3,000 baby carriers to Syrian refugees Individual NGO
10,000 Icelanders open their homes to refugees Individual Shelter
American woman moves to Lebanon and opens a school for refugee children Education NGO
Fujairah Crown Prince donates $100,000 to taekwondo foundation helping refugees worldwide Education Individual
New York Times bestselling authors launch worldwide "Read-In" for refugees Civil Society Shelter
Syrian Refugee Souk held for Louisville families affected by war Community Education Livelihood
Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees calls for ‘compassion, not punishment’ NGO
Seminar on Refugees and Migrants Educational Institution Government
​The Refugee Orchestra Project attempts to demonstrate the vitally important role that refugees from across the globe have played in our country's culture and society Advocacy NGO
World Refugee Day Conversation Featuring POV Films Advocacy CSO
How One Chicago Public High School is Embracing Refugee Students Education Educational Institution
Malaysian Immigration Department is working with the UNHCR to develop a plan for Malaysians to hire refugees as maids Government Livelihood
A doctor, forced to become a refugee, provides free healthcare to all Individual
Law students support child refugees in Athens Community Individual
Ikea designed an ultra-durable shelter for refugees that goes up in under four hours Corporate Shelter
Young women from Saudi international school volunteer at Jordanian school for refugees Education School
Evanston works to welcome, aid refugees Civil Society Individuals Shelter
Syrian refugee language program brings residents and newcomers together Civil Society Education
Mobile payments company Square released a film about local refugee business owner Yassin Terou Corporate Livelihood
A group of refugees who reached Australia by sea are building careers as lifeguards with the help of a new program under way in Victoria. Livelihood NGO
UNHCR, French Embassy and French Institute of Chad join forces to highlight refugee situation in the country, hosting 400k refugees Advocacy CSO english solidarity
An exhibition of personal stories from people who have sought asylum in Australia and have been detained by the Australian government under its mandatory detention policy. Advocacy CSO English-AU
​The Refugee Orchestra Project attempts to demonstrate the vitally important role that refugees from across the globe have played in our country's culture and society Advocacy NGO
US Capitol Event: World Refugee Day Advocacy CSO
Sesame Street Is Getting Very Serious About Its Approach To Addressing Refugee Issues On The Program Corporate Education
Experimental theatre programme offers Syrian refugees the chance to express themselves and raise awareness of their plight Culture Eduaction Livelihood NGO
Former refugee empowers women and girls through education Eduaction Individual
A family collects warm clothes to provide to refugees for the winter Individual Shelter
A new campaign by the Scottish Refugee Council is helping “new Scots” feel at home NGO Other
Grassroots initiative sponsors schools and organizes sporting and creative activities for refugee children Education NGO
East Bay cafe that gives jobs to refugees opens for business Business Livelihood
School grant helps refugee families integrate in Washington state NGO Shelter
Afghan Kabob owner welcomes Charlottesville refugees with first meal on-the-house Individual Shelter
Education and healthcare professionals organise a protest against the Australian government's treatment of refugees Livelihood NGO
Cyclothon to support refugees in Chennai Advocacy CSO support
Panel discussion: Refugees and the Global Goals Advocacy CSO English-AU
At Episcopal Church of the Mediator in Allentown's West End, every other moth a community meal is prepared by refugees from Syria, Sudan and Eritrea Community Other
Warehoused World Premiere Advocacy CSO
Carry the Future stands in solidarity with refugee families worldwide by personally providing humanitarian aid NGO Other
The Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) has decided to send a delegation of doctors to Turkey to treat Syrian refugees there NGO Other
Aleppo dentist brings 'Hollywood smiles' to Somalis after fleeing Syria Corporate Individual Livelihood
Children in Hull send packages to refugees Individual
Flourish Foundation provides art therapy to Syrian refugees NGO Other
Tech leaders raise hundreds of thousands of dollars to protect refugee rights Individuals Livelihood Shelter
8-year-old empties piggy bank, campaigns to save Syrian refugees Education Individual Livelihood Shelter
South Korean Baptist church offers medical clinics to refugees in Jordan Healthcare NGO
Refugees help refugees with new Wisconsin scholarship Civil Society Education Individual
Education and healthcare professionals organise a protest against the Australian government's treatment of refugees CSO
Photo exhibition supporting refugees in Delhi Advocacy CSO support
Seminar "Voices of Refugees" Educational Institution Government NGO
Objects in the Mirror, a new play based on the true story of a young actor who escapes war-torn Liberia only to confront new dangers and an identity crisis in Australia, the country where he found shelter Advocacy Community
Sunset Run for Refugees Advocacy CSO
A women has made it her life’s work to help other Christians and all Americans love and welcome foreign refugees Individual Other
Local Bangladeshis offer support to Rohingya refugees Food Individual Shelter
Berlin Museums create tour program for refugees in Arabic Eduaction Livelihood NGO
Inhabitants of Dutch city successfully lobby to give refugees a permanent home Community Individual
Life Cycle: A bike project for refugees Livelihood NGO
MIT graduates launch app to connect refugees with translators Education Individuals Livelihood
British comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and his wife donate $1 million to help Syrian refugees. Individual Shelter
Venezuelan-American in Doral helps refugees arriving in South Florida Civil Society Education Shelter
Former Urguayan president hosts 100 Syrian refugee children at his vacation house Individual Shelter
Iraqi refugee doctor helping to mentor other young migrants Individual
International Film Festival "Looks at the Refugees" Civil Society Educational Institution Government NGO
World Refugee Day Breakfast Advocacy CSO English-AU
Bigger dinners to break fast during Ramadan helps recently arrived refugees get on their feet Corporate Other
The Refugee Crisis: Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions Advocacy CSO
Eat Offbeat delivers authentic ethnic meals conceived and prepared by refugees in New York City Corporate Livelihood
Malaysian government begins pilot scheme to allow Rohingya refugees to work in agriculture and manufacturing sectors Government Livelihood
Fishermen in Greece awarded humanitarian prize for efforts in helping refugees Individual Shelter
A third of a million people rally to demand their government let in 17,000 refugees Individual Shelter
The Cup of Tea with a Refugee campaign NGO Shelter
Hundreds illuminate Dodge Street to support refugees Individuals Shelter
Refugees and Americans gather each week to hang out and help each other Community Education
Greeley Global Refugee Center takes part in meal packaging event Faith Based Organization Shelter
Brazil’s refugees are bringing new tastes to the country’s cuisine Assistance Civil Society Livelihood
Former refugee starts network to connect refugees with employers CSO Livelihood
Korea Refugee Film Festival in Seoul Advocacy CSO Individual support
Press Conference Global Trends 2016 Advocacy
From refugee camp, to Cornell, to a Rhodes Scholarship Education Individual
World Refugee Day: Celebrating Courage and Contributions Advocacy Community
Mental health support is part of the George Brown's College program that helps survivors overcome hurdles, navigate the system and return to school Education Educational Institution
Residents of Songkhla extend a helping hand to the ethnic Rohingyas in the province Food Individual Shelter
Denmark’s biggest hospital laundry, MidtVask, trains and hires refugees Corporate Livelihood
International Development Minister reaffirms UK support for refugees in Uganda Government
At Code Your Future refugees have a chance to learn computer programming Livelihood NGO
Adrian native helps Syrian refugees make money through their cooking Individual Livelihood
African asylum seekers and Israeli citizens create grass-roots organisation to assist and empower refugees and asylum seekers Advocacy Education Legal services NGO
Bristol teacher helps refugees develop the tools to express themselves Education Individual NGO
A Mexican priest stands up for the migrants at risk from extortion and violence Individual Shelter
Historic Edinburgh school on which "Hogwarts' is designed opens doors to refugee children Education Educational Institution
Screening of WRD PSA in Seoul Advocacy CSO Livelihood
Newspaper launches a new campaign Corporate
8 Portraits of refugees that will help you understand the refugee experience Advocacy Individual
World Refugee Day 2017 Advocacy Community
Clarkston, a small town in Georgia, has received over 40,000 refugees over the past 25 years Community Other
Hundreds of locals defy government by bringing clothes and home-cooked meals to Rohingya refugees Food Individual
Bybi creates honey in Copenhagen while employing asylum-seekers and refugees Livelihood NGO
Italian family hosts six refugees in their home Individual Shelter
Local people campaign to welcome refugees in Worcestershire Individual Shelter
Mohammed al Krad offers boxing and wrestling classes to refugee children Education Individual NGO
Small towns in Montana help settle refugees from the Middle East. Community Shelter
Sisterhood Collective NGO helps refugees in Iraq rebuild their lives by starting small businesses Livelihood NGO
Organization of priests in Guatemala supports refugees by seeking government reform of immigration law Faith Based Organization Shelter
Top UK university offers scholarships for refugees Education Educational Institution
International Film Festival "Looks at the Refugees" Civil Society Educational Institution Government NGO
Rania Kinge created a line serving IDPs to help them recover and empower them economically Corporate Livelihood Social Enterprise
Eight months after landing in Edmonton, refugee swimmer tells about his quest to make an athletic ‘dream come true.’ Individual Other
World Refugee Day Rally Advocacy Community
No one chooses to be a refugee': Manitoba refugees share stories, tackle misconceptions Advocacy Individual
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