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From Syria, Safa’s kids reading after school.

Safa is an educator, a mother of two children, a loving wife and a dedicated daughter in-law. Her days consist of looking after the members of her family, working to get her children educated and trying to find employment for herself to make rent payments. In 2015, shells destroyed the family’s home in Damascus, injuring Safa’s husband Ibrahim. Shortly afterwards, Ibrahim was imprisoned and tortured, a regular occurrence in the war zone. The family fled after his release and have been living in Turkey. Safa’s mother in-law has an ailing heart and the entire family is in need of support to see them through what has turned out to be a much longer war than anyone expected.


Amanda DeLay and Carolyn Flores
6th, 7th, and 8th Period Global Connections Freshmen classes at Downers Grove South High School.
$500 Goal

We are working with our Global Connections classes at Downers Grove South High School to raise money for multiple refugee families through Humanwire.  This is part of a greater unit of study that includes teaching our students about social responsibility, empathy, and issues affecting people around the world today.  Any and all support you can provide is greatly appreciated!!!


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At least four quarterly emails will be sent to all contributors with status and progress reports related to activity on the campaign. This may include information about the successful transfer of funds to a hospital, a photo of the recipient after a successful surgery, etc.


Contributors will be provided with a local address to send food, clothes, school supplies and letters of support directly to the family’s door. This is a great way to build one-to-one relationships and potentially provide more needed support down the road. Plus, everything included in the $5 reward.


Attend a live video chat session with the host and refugee. Introduce yourself and time-permitting, spark up a conversation along with others involved in the campaign. A translator will be provided for English when needed. Plus, everything included in the $5 and $15 rewards.


Engage in a 30 minute one-to-one live video chat. An arabic translator will be provided for French or English. Plus, everything included in the $5, $15 and $25 rewards.


Everything in the $45 reward, four times! You can give them away to others or enjoy them all yourself. Each of the four rewards comes with everything offered in the $45 reward and below.


Thinking of traveling? Humanwire can help with recommendations for your itinerary. This could be a great opportunity to meet and connect more closely with the refugee family that will be benefitting from your contribution. For dinner, Humanwire will provide local transportation for everyone. Also, everything included in all prior rewards.

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No rewards for me thank you (or maybe I would like rewards), I just want to make a donation for a certain amount to Safa.

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7 Sponsors
793.68 of 500 USD

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