There are many good initiatives helping refugees. You have a choice to donate to a general fund that will channel your support to multiple projects or directly to the project of your choice. Below are project descriptions and links to donate to projects that are doing excellent work to help refugees.
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General Refugee Impact Fund
If you would like us to distribute your donation to the most pressing needs, projects, and programs helping refugees from organizations listed, choose to donate through this option here.
Europe Refugee Relief
Samaritan's Purse maintains ongoing work with refugees on the Greek islands and the mainland, and is opening work in Turkey. Make your donation to their refugee work here.
Refugee Impact Mobilization Fund
FaithQuest acts as a catalyst to mobilize networks of people, organizations, businesses, and churches to join in the refugee response. Multiply your impact by helping FaithQuest mobilize others. Donate here.
Refugee Services Training
I-Tec's refugee assistance project will help train refugees to provide services to other refugees including dental (I-DENT), eyesight (I-SEE) and story documentation (I-FILM). Donate here.
Serve Refugees and Displaced
World Relief works in multiple countries around the world to successfully serve refugees and help them gain hope and dignity in their new communities. Donate here.
World Vision works with the 12 million Syrians displaced by civil war. Many are living in neighboring countries surrounding Syria. Make your donation to their refugee work here.
Central American Refugee Assistance
TerraMica recently decided to develop initiatives to assist refugees from Central America. The US State Department has recently decided to reclassify undocumented minors fleeing violence from gangs and drug cartels as refugees. To support TerraMica's work with at risk Central American children and youth donate here.
Dynamic Church planting international
DCPI helps train people to start service-oriented, outward-looking churches all over the world. Scott Last, DCPI's Coordinator for Europe/North Africa/Middle East is participating in the Ride for Refugees 2016. If you would like to support his strategic training work with DCPI, Donate here.
European Refugee Development Fund
This fund supports local churches responding to the refugee crisis by helping them help refugees establish viable businesses that use their skills and experience in a way that dignifies the individual and generates broader economic opportunity within refugee communities. Donate here.
Women's initiatives that strengthen and empower
South Sudan Seed Fund
WISE supports empowerment and economic independence for vulnerable women and children in the Western Province of Zambia through educational, vocational, and agricultural initiatives. It is currently hoping to expand its scope to work with South Sudanese refugees. To support WISE's work donate here.