With an unprecedented number of large and simultaneous emergencies occurring around the world, UNHCR needs your help now more than ever. We are working around the clock and providing life-saving aid in areas like Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, Europe and South Sudan.

Your donation will make an impact by providing immediate assistance in the field—including tents, blankets, cooking sets, medicine and other life-saving needs—to those who need it most.

Show that child she’s not alone. Please make a gift today.


UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is the world’s leading organization aiding and protecting people forced to flee their homes due to violence, conflict and persecution. Our committed staff of 7,750 work in more than 125 countries—providing shelter, food, water, medical care and other life-saving assistance to refugees around the world.

How your gift is spent

We pride ourselves on ensuring resources are used responsibly and efficiently to benefit displaced people around the world. That’s why we can send 86 cents of every one dollar you donate directly to uprooted families living in dire conditions, giving them hope for a brighter future.

If you have questions concerning your donation to the UN Refugee Agency, or if you experience difficulties while processing your donation on this site, please email us at donorcare@unhcr.ca or call our toll-free line, at 1-877-232-0909.

Under the Canadian Income Tax and Regulations Act (Section 110.1.(1)(a)(v) - Corporation donations / Section 118.1.(1) (e) - Individual donations) all donations made to United Nations agencies are tax deductible.

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