On World Refugee Day, we focus on the millions of people around the world forced to flee their homes to seek refuge
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, 65.6 million people have been forcibly displaced worldwide. These millions of children, women and men have been driven from their homes by conflict, violence, natural disasters, human rights violations, or persecution.
GlobalGiving partners with nonprofit organizations across the globe that provide life-saving assistance to those who brave perilous journeys in search of protection and humanitarian relief.
This World Refugee Day, Wednesday, June 20th, from 00:01 EDT to 23:59 EDT, GlobalGiving is putting up $100,000 in matching funds to help strengthen the great work its nonprofit partners do to bring much needed relief to displaced communities. Donations to participating projects on this day will be matched at 100% up to $2,500 and all will be eligible to win $2,000 in bonus prizes for breaking two all-time GlobalGiving records.
On June 20th, the GlobalGiving community aims to support the valiant efforts undertaken organizations dedicated to help meet the needs of those who have been forcibly uprooted within or across state borders.
If your GlobalGiving project works with refugees, submit this Expression of Interest form by June 5th. GlobalGiving will review submissions on a rolling basis and finalize the list of participating project by June 12th. Projects included in GlobalGiving’s Syrian Refugee Relief Fund or GlobalGiving’s Rohingya Refugee Relief Fund will be automatically included in the 2018 World Refugee Day Campaign.
For information on eligibility, prize breakdown, and more, please review the Terms + Conditions below and be sure to watch the GlobalGiving’s World Refugee Day Campaign webinar. You can also reach out to us directly with any questions you may have.