Commit to kindness this winter

As COVID-19 continues to claim lives around the world, it's more important than ever that we keep refugees safe and healthy this winter.

With your donation, we can provide them with life-saving support during winter months and beyond.

 

Help now

$300

could provide a family of five with a full winter kit, including high thermal blankets, sleeping bags, jackets, and plastic sheets


$175

could provide three families with cash assistance to cover their additional expenses, such as fuel and electricity


$60

could give two families solar lamps for long winter nights


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