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.


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


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


could give two families solar lamps for long winter nights

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency - Weaam and her family left Syria in 2014, fleeing from bombs and bullets. 
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United Kingdom. Submission for the Neil Gaiman #DrawForRefugees initiative

Twitter community drew images of what it means to be warm – and we animated it

Writer Neil Gaiman launches an animated version of 'What You Need to Be Warm' to raise life-saving funds for Syrian refugees left out in the cold.

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