August 18, 2017
Each year since 2009, World Humanitarian Day has been held on 19 August to mobilise support for people affected by crises around the world and to pay tribute to all those who risk their lives in humanitarian service. Yadviga Clark, CAFOD’s Emergency Programme Officer for the Syria Crisis response, shares her experiences of visiting Syrian refugees that have settled in Lebanon.
Conflict so often affects innocent people – many flee for their lives, families are torn apart and displaced from their homes, children are traumatised and taken out of school, and aid workers risk their lives to care for people caught up in the violence.
Pray for all those affected by conflict
Last month I spent a day with Syrian refugee children who are living in an informal settlement in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon.
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August 8, 2017
Farzana is the Head of Major Gifts and Philanthropy at CAFOD. She introduces her open reflection on the role of the private sector for the common good and invites us to join it.
At CAFOD, my team and I are called to work with supporters who are looking to partner with us to reach those who need our help the most.
Corporate partnerships are a mutually enriching way to engage with CAFOD, donating as an organization to fund life-saving work while achieving client and employee engagement.
Corporate donations, company-matched giving and fundraising as an organisation are great ways to bring about positive change directly from our workplace.
Find out how your organisation can get involved with CAFOD
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