United Church of Christ Hosting a Giving Tuesday to
Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers
What are we doing for #GivingTuesday?
The United Church of Christ will be demonstrating our love of neighbor through our commitment to refugee resettlement. Your donation to our #GivingTuesday campaign will be used to address the plight of refugees and asylum seekers here in the U.S. and globally.
Did you know?
The global refugee population has increased by 50 percent over the past five years.
There are 26 million refugees globally. In 2020, the U.S. limited the number of refugees to our country to 18,000, down from 30,000 in 2019. This is the lowest number since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980.
Through your #GivingTuesday donation, you welcome resettled refugees and asylum seekers to our cities, neighborhoods, and churches. Working with our partners:
- You furnish homes with blankets and cookware
- You accompany families to doctor’s appointments and school enrollment – sometimes for the first time
- You share the joy that comes from landing employment or welcoming a baby in a new country.
In turn, resettled refugees enrich our communities with their talents, ideas and unlimited contributions.
This #GivingTuesday, our goal is $75,000. With your donations, we will continue this work.
Text UCCGT to 41444.