Hundreds help Syrian refugees find a place to call homeimage
29 Dec 2015

Hundreds help Syrian refugees find a place to call home

Families fleeing war-torn Syria have now arrived in Oxford and charities across the city are doing their utmost to ensure […]

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Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher donate $1 million for Syrian refugeesimage
29 Dec 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen, Isla Fisher donate $1 million for Syrian refugees

Comic movie stars Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher aren’t kidding around when it comes to philanthropy: The British-Australian couple […]

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Portland woman in Greece helps Syrian refugeesimage
25 Dec 2015

Portland woman in Greece helps Syrian refugees

It may be Christmas on Friday, but for Syrian refugees it doesn’t feel like a holiday as they run from […]

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Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugeesimage
25 Dec 2015

Cheryl Strayed and Elizabeth Gilbert help raise $1 million for Syrian refugees

There are still some people who believe it’s better to give than receive. And thousands of them joined together this […]

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Turkey provides education for 300,000 Syrian refugeesimage
24 Dec 2015

Turkey provides education for 300,000 Syrian refugees

‘They are our guests. They have rights to education under both national and international law,’ says Turkish Ministry of Education […]

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Vänskä, Minnesota Orchestra musicians unite for concert to aid Syrian refugeesimage
24 Dec 2015

Vänskä, Minnesota Orchestra musicians unite for concert to aid Syrian refugees

Music director Osmo Vanska conducted the Minnesota Orchestra’s first concert of two in Havana, Cuba, in May. The Minnesota Orchestra […]

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Beeton school raises money for Syrian refugee committeeimage
23 Dec 2015

Beeton school raises money for Syrian refugee committee

The giving spirit of the season was on full display last week at Monsignor J.E. Ronan Catholic School in Beeton. […]

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Kitchener libraries add Arabic books to help Syrian refugeesimage
23 Dec 2015

Kitchener libraries add Arabic books to help Syrian refugees

At Forest Heights Library, there is a little display of books and materials in Arabic, a new addition to help […]

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Mountain of donations for Syrian refugees in Edmontonimage
23 Dec 2015

Mountain of donations for Syrian refugees in Edmonton

Volunteers sorted through a mountain of donations at the Edmonton Emergency Relief Services Society on Tuesday, all of it destined […]

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Syrian refugee Ameer Mehtr swims for 7 hours to start new life in Europeimage
22 Dec 2015

Syrian refugee Ameer Mehtr swims for 7 hours to start new life in Europe

The ex-swimmer trained for nearly every day with a coach in the sea off the coast of Beirut to make […]

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Syrian refugee pianist awarded Beethoven human rights prizeimage
21 Dec 2015

Syrian refugee pianist awarded Beethoven human rights prize

Syrian refugee Aeham Ahmad was granted the International Beethoven Prize for Human Rights, Peace, Inclusion and the Fight Against Poverty. […]

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Edward Norton Hopes to Help More Families After Starting Fundraising Campaign for Syrian Refugeeimage
21 Dec 2015

Edward Norton Hopes to Help More Families After Starting Fundraising Campaign for Syrian Refugee

You get what you give. Such is the case with Edward Norton and the amount of support and positive feedback […]

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Turkish businessman opens houses to Syrian refugeesimage
21 Dec 2015

Turkish businessman opens houses to Syrian refugees

Akfen Holding Chairman Hamdi Akın has opened some of his houses to Syrian refugees in Istanbul after he saw the […]

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Volunteers need help shipping food to Jordan refugee campimage
21 Dec 2015

Volunteers need help shipping food to Jordan refugee camp

Thanks to more than 1,500 volunteers who gave up their Saturday earlier this month, Syrian refugees in Jordan soon will […]

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‘Private sector must help Syrian children’: Renziimage
11 Dec 2015

‘Private sector must help Syrian children’: Renzi

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi urged companies on Thursday to do more to help children in war-torn Syria, saying improving […]

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Composer brings music to children 
in refugee campsimage
09 Dec 2015

Composer brings music to children 
in refugee camps

A composer and Edinburgh University music professor has travelled to Syria and Lebanon to hold arts workshops for refugee children […]

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UN: 12,000 Syrians stuck at Jordanian borderimage
09 Dec 2015

UN: 12,000 Syrians stuck at Jordanian border

Reuters reports that the UN requests Jordan to allow an addition 12,000 Syrian refugees into the country, as conditions along […]

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Burlington youngster’s fundraiser for Syrian refugee children a successimage
09 Dec 2015

Burlington youngster’s fundraiser for Syrian refugee children a success

The Beanie Boos for Syrian Children fundraiser, organized by 10-year-old Burlington resident Eleeza Rafiq, has collected 300 stuffed animals. Through […]

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Syria Film Festival addresses conflict through cinema and activist artimage
08 Dec 2015

Syria Film Festival addresses conflict through cinema and activist art

This November, Canada’s first Syria Film Festival (SYFF) took place in Toronto, and was a rousing success, selling out its […]

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Generation of Syrian children face ‘catastrophic’ psychological damageimage
08 Dec 2015

Generation of Syrian children face ‘catastrophic’ psychological damage

LONDON, Dec 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A generation of Syrian children are facing “catastrophic” psychological damage with one in […]

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An artist is trying to brighten up Refugee schoolimage
08 Dec 2015

An artist is trying to brighten up Refugee school

More than 2.6 million Syrian children are not in school, many of them having left in the midst of a […]

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Syrian refugee numbers higher than stated by UNimage
08 Dec 2015

Syrian refugee numbers higher than stated by UN

The number of the Syrian refugees is at least 20 per cent higher than the number reported by the United […]

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1,600 join to package food for Syrian refugeesimage
07 Dec 2015

1,600 join to package food for Syrian refugees

BETTENDORF — More than 1,600 volunteers made an overwhelming statement of support and compassion for Syrian refugees Saturday when they […]

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Kids welcome Syrian refugees with messages ‘from the heart’image
04 Dec 2015

Kids welcome Syrian refugees with messages ‘from the heart’

Amid the flurry of paperwork facing Syrian refugees when they land in Canada, it will be the hand-made cards with […]

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Exhibit to feature photos by Knox County official of Syrian refugeesimage
04 Dec 2015

Exhibit to feature photos by Knox County official of Syrian refugees

The little girl is crying. Dark, crinkled eyebrows throw a shadow over sepia cheekbones. Adult hands rest on her shoulders, […]

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N.S. group collecting teddy bears for Syrian childrenimage
02 Dec 2015

N.S. group collecting teddy bears for Syrian children

Teenagers from Nova Scotia’s Annapolis Valley are doing their part to provide small comforts for Syrian children. They’re collecting teddy […]

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Kingdom donates $5m for Syrian children’s educationimage
02 Dec 2015

Kingdom donates $5m for Syrian children’s education

Saudi Arabia has donated $5 million for the education of Syrian children who have been affected by the ongoing war […]

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Foundation’s school ensures the future of Syrian refugee childrenimage
02 Dec 2015

Foundation’s school ensures the future of Syrian refugee children

Sıcak Yuva Foundation, a non-profit organization based in Istanbul, offers education to more than 600 Syrian children while encouraging them […]

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