Donate and support displaced families this winter

Winter Appeal


As temperatures drop, many displaced families are facing sub-zero temperatures far from home.


With your support, we can provide life-saving aid to families struggling to survive the bitter cold.


Donate today to help displaced families survive another brutal winter.




could provide thermal blankets to a family of refugees.


could provide a displaced family with a winter survival kit, including fuel, tarpaulin, sleeping mats and blankets. 


could help a refugee family pay for the essentials they need to stay warm this winter.

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