Your donations benefits the lives of millions of refugees around the world. Review the list of agencies below and send a donation directly to those agencies.
Refugee Assistance Agencies
International Rescue Committee – Wichita
IRC provides relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction support in the Middle East and and resettles refugees throughout the US, including in Wichita. DONATE: http://www.rescue.org/us-program/us-wichita-ks, visit 1530 S. Oliver, Ste. 270, Wichita (67218), or call 316 351-5495. Info at: Wichita@Rescue.org.
Episcopal Migration Ministries – Wichita
Helps refugees newly arrived in Wichita put down roots in their first months with the goal of reaching self-sufficiency as soon as possible. Provides temporary financial assistance, housing, job training and placement, financial literacy training, and basic medical and educational services. DONATE:: http://www.episcopalmigrationministries.org, visit 401 N. Emporia St., Wichita (67202), or call 316-977-9276.
United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR)
Registered 4,283,224 Syrian “persons of concern” displaced from Syrian by December 2015. Manages camps, coordinates dozens of NGOs throughout the world. Gearing up to provide winter supplies/services. DONATE: http://www.unhcr.org/.
Syria Relief and Development
A nonprofit founded in Kansas by American Muslims with roots in Syria. HQ in Overland Park, KS; offices in Jordan and Turkey. Offers humanitarian aid and resources for sustainable development to displaced Syrians. DONATE: syriareliefanddevelopment.org; email , or call (913) 438-9990.
Islamic Relief USA
Has staff in Italy, Germany, Greece, and Turkey providing food, water, hygiene kits, translation services, and map distributions. With the Syrian conflict worsening and winter coming, your support is critical. DONATE: http://irusa.org/syria/winterization-for-syrian-refugees-in-jordan/, email email@example.com, or call -855-447-1001.
Doctors Without Borders – Syria
Supports 35 hospitals and health posts in embattled Northern Syria; provides emergency treatment and surgery. Doctors work in camps for internally displaced persons, and support more than 150 health posts and hospitals. DONATE: http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org or contact, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (212) 763-5779.
World Food Program (United Nations)
WFP is 100% voluntarily funded and must meet the urgent food needs of displaced people in Syria and the region. Food operations are severely underfunded. DONATE: http://www.wfp.org/emergencies/Syria.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Present since the Syrian crisis began, cares for one-half million Syrian children, in and out of the country. UNICEF works with partners to provide education, physical protection, psychological support, clothing, immunizations, and safe drinking water. DONATE: https://www.unicefusa.org/, or call 800-367-5437.
Save the Children
Provides food, education, healthcare, clean water, clothing, and support for traumatized children. Has reached over 2.3 million people across the Middle East, of whom 1.5 million are children. DONATE: https://www.savethechildren.org/Syria.
Mennonite Central Committee
A relief, development, and peace outreach supporting displaced Syrians in the Middle East with material and financial assistance. DONATE: mcc.org or call MCC Central States, North Newton (67117) at 316-283-2720.
Meeting the Needs of Wichitans Without Homes!
Operates 3 homeless shelters in Wichita, 2 year-round and another during the colder months, November to March. Residents receive shelter, food, and case management to help them obtain or keep employment, learn budgeting and parenting skills, conquer addictions, and focus on short- and long-term goals. DONATE: http://interfaithwichita.org/. Visit 829 N. Market, Wichita (67214), or call 316-264-9303, ext. 102