Helpful guidelines

Where can I donate to refugees in Utah?

Where can I donate to refugees in Utah?

Donation Storage Please email us at As a result of our limited storage space, one of our highest priorities for in-kind donations is gift cards. Gift cards are easy to store and ensure refugee families have access to groceries, clothing, and other essential supplies.

How can I help refugees in Utah?

Here are five ways you & your community can help!

  1. Give. Make a one-time donation or start your monthly contribution to ensure vital programming and services maintain capacity for Afghan families and other refugees arriving to Utah.
  2. Volunteer.
  3. Gather supplies.
  4. Advocate.
  5. Raise awareness.

How can I help immigrants in Utah?

Advocate. One important way you can help is by contacting your elected official with a compassionate message encouraging them to continue to make Utah a hospitable place for all refugees. A call or email to your elected official only takes a few minutes but makes an immediate impact.

What can I donate to refugees?

We ask that donated items be clean and either new or gently used and in good condition….Furniture:

  • Sofas and loveseats in good condition (no sleeper sofas)
  • Easy chairs in good condition (no recliners)
  • Dining tables (to seat 4-6)
  • Dining chairs.
  • Coffee tables.
  • End tables.
  • TV stands.
  • Dressers.

How can I volunteer for refugees in Utah?

There are a multitude of ways to volunteer your time and skills to help refugees in Utah, including Eagle Scout projects, employer mentoring, English language tutoring, family mentoring, financial planning, K-12 tutoring, transportation and more.

Can I donate furniture to Afghan refugees?

Send us an email at with “Furniture Donation” in the subject line, and we’ll check to see if they’re in need of it. If the resettlement agencies are unable to take your donation, we recommend donating to Community Warehouse, as many refugee families go there for furniture needs.

How much of unhcr donations go to refugees?

85 per cent of all funds raised go directly to field operations. 7 per cent is allocated for global programmes, helping refugees, internally displaced people, asylum seekers and stateless people under the UNHCR mandate around the world, and 8 per cent is for headquarters administration.

What does Unicef do for refugees?

UNICEF will continue to reach refugee children living in camps, informal settlements and urban settings—as well as vulnerable children from host communities—with essential education, WASH, child protection, health, nutrition and social protection services and adolescent and youth programmes.

What is the best charity for refugees?

The best charities for helping refugees are the International Rescue Committee, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, and Doctors Without Borders. These charities advocate for refugee protection, safety, and rights. They also deliver emergency relief and support services to refugees in need.