‘I’m Running With Refugees’

‘I’m Running With Refugees’

‘I’m Running With Refugees’ UK for UNHCR meets long-time supporter and Running With Refugees founder Emma Manton.  More stories © Emma Manton UK for UNHCR supporter Emma Manton has finished yet another London Marathon to help refugees around the world… ...
An artist with a mission: meet Maryam Nilforoushan

An artist with a mission: meet Maryam Nilforoushan

An artist with a mission: meet Maryam Nilforoushan Maryam Nilforoushan is an Iranian-born British artist who operates in both London and the Algarve. Maryam’s latest work Exodus is being donated to help those forced to flee. A picture is worth a thousand words is a...
Running for refugees: 100 half marathons in one year

Running for refugees: 100 half marathons in one year

Running for refugees: 100 half marathons in one year UK for UNHCR supporter Joe Griffiths tells us about pushing himself to the limit, fundraising for refugees and eating enough pasta for several lifetimes.     How far would you go to help refugees? UK for UNHCR...
Young voices for change: meet Forced to Flee

Young voices for change: meet Forced to Flee

Young voices for change: meet Forced to Flee Originally a school project, Forced to Flee has interviewed former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon and advocated for refugees globally.   More stories © Forced to Flee Aryan has been advocating for refugees and displaced...
Powering up the Bidibidi settlement

Powering up the Bidibidi settlement

Powering up the Bidibidi settlement UK for UNHCR is very excited to announce our collaboration with BuffaloGrid, which will put power, light and connectivity into the hands of refugees in Uganda.   More stories © UNHCR/Charlotte Allen As of last month, we are...
Going the distance to help refugees

Going the distance to help refugees

Going the distance to help refugees “I want to raise as much money as I can to help secure their safety.”  More stories © UK for UNHCR/Ronu Creative UK for UNHCR supporter James Overton never shies away from physically pushing himself. His latest challenge...
When the tough get going…

When the tough get going…

In June, English teacher Raymond Van Neste took on an incredible physical challenge – performing 100 one-arm press-ups in three minutes to raise money for refugees. What inspired you to fundraise for UK for UNHCR? It’s my gut instinct to help refugees – it seems to me...
Riding for refugees

Riding for refugees

Rishi is just 12 years old, but took on a challenge many adults would baulk at – cycling an amazing 45 miles with his dad in aid of vulnerable refugees. What inspired you to fundraise for UK for UNHCR? I first read about refugees in a children’s newspaper – I learned...