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5 inspiring stories of refugees reaching success

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I must admit — I’m a pop culture junkie. The evening of every awards show you can find me parked on my couch, munching on popcorn and rooting for my favorite actors and artists to take home the prize. This past March I was watching the Oscars and, along with the rest of the country, […]

UNRWA USA: Syria Earthquake Relief

Thanks to your support immediately following the Syria earthquake, UNRWA provided thousands of affected refugees with: – Clean water, blankets, and hygiene kits – Mobile clinics for the injured in Neirab Camp – Shelter in UNRWA’s Al-Khairiyeh School – Hundreds of food assistance packets – Trauma counselling for refugee children But our work is far […]

The 4 fresh additions to our Charity Alliance you should check out

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As I recently passed my one-year anniversary of working with Global Impact, I have reflected on how much information I’ve learned in such a short amount of time about critical humanitarian causes. Our charity partners that work on global causes create a vital, far-reaching impact worldwide, improving the quality of life for millions of people. […]

UNRWA USA: Gaza to Mars: UNRWA school graduate co-builds NASA rover


You may have heard about Loay Elbasyouni, one of the engineers behind the historic first helicopter flight on Mars. He’s also a Palestine refugee and a graduate of UNRWA schools. As a child in the Gaza Strip, Loay Elbasyouni was always tinkering around with whatever he could get his hands on. A curious and clever […]