Do you ever think about making a difference for humanity?
Or spending more time doing something you love?
What about combining the two – sounds pretty good, right? By joining Team UNHCR, you can do more of the things you love while taking action for an important cause.
All it takes is 3 easy steps. In about 15 minutes, you’ll be on your way to making a difference for refugees around the world.
Here’s Elle with a video explaining how to join Team UNHCR and start fundraising for humanity:
Here's what some of our team members have done
I combine my love of running and raising funds to help displaced families fleeing war and persecution across the world. [www.everydayhero.com.au/kaizad]
I'm going to swim two ocean swims at Heron Island aiming to swim the 3km in under 70 min
I'm running the Melbourne Marathon on 16 October in support of Australia for UNHCR.
11 am gathering for a delicious brunch at the Old Butter Factory Cafe. Songs performed by Akabella and address by Mike Griffin: Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.
Come and enjoy a family screening of PAN whilst helping raise funds for the Australia for UNHCR and current emergencies including the refugee crisis in Europe.
We stand together #WithRefugees. Stand with us. We #RunForRefugees. Run with us.
My daughters organised a fundraiser at their school - selling home-made lemonade for $2,50 per cup in support of UNHCR's Emergency Response Program.
I’m bringing together budding musicians to share their dulcet tones, at a deliciously intimate house concert.
We found a new apartment! We are organising a housewarming party (date is not confirmed yet!) to celebrate.
I'm running to raise funds & awareness for refugees and in a small way, to put myself in the shoes of all refugees 'running' from persecution.
Do more of the things you love and help people all over the world. It’s that simple. Just choose an activity and get started. It’s your choice – maybe there’s something you’d like to do more of, or a hobby you’re already passionate about. Which activity will you pick for your fundraiser? Here are some of Team UNHCR’s favourites:
Sydneysiders have been joined by participants from all over the world, elite athletes rubbing shoulders with locals to run, walk or watch the 14km race from Hyde Park in Sydney’s CBD to the finish at spectacular Bondi Beach.Learn more
Join us for the adventure-of-a-lifetime on this amazing 13-day adventure, trekking the spectacular Lares Valley to Machu Picchu where you’ll explore famous Inca ruins, including Pumamarca, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo.Learn more
Run Melbourne is a great way to promote healthy living and fitness, participate in a major community event, and raise funds for Australia for UNHCR!Learn more
From Melbourne to Maroochydoor there are running events all over Australia. Click here to find one near you...Learn more
When you raise money as part of Team UNHCR, you’re sending a message to refugees around the world that they matter – that every person on this planet has the right to seek a safe home and a safer, brighter future. As a hero for humanity, your support has a huge impact – see how in this video: