Syrian Refugees - Where Most Needed

Anglican Aid has four programs which directly support Syria's in light of the current humanitarian crisis:

  1. WINS (Women In Need Syria), Syria
  2. Good Shepherd School, Lebanon
  3. Damascus Church Aid, Syria
  4. Support for Syrian children with disabilities 

Two of our projects work within Syria, providing aid and assistance to those who are unable to flee the country. The other two projects work directly with Syrian refugees who have fled the country an often find themselves in similar, if not worse, living conditions. Please click on the projects to find out more.

All donations made through this page will be used for the most urgent aid and assitance purposes to Syrians both inside and outside their country.

Direct Deposit donations can be made to our bank account BSB 032078, Account Number 253493, Account Name: Anglican Aid. Please email the office with details of your donation at enquiries@anglicanaid.org.au. Cheques can be posted to – PO Box Q190, QVB Post Office, 1230, NSW.

Anglican Aid is committed to expending all funds raised in emergency projects in the country where the emergency occurred and will use all donated funds in the country where the emergency occurred to assist long term development objectives. Emergency funds are not retained for emergencies elsewhere.

Gifts over $2 to this appeal are tax deductible.

ABN 28 525 237 517

  • Pray for the health and safety of all Syrian refugees
  • Pray for a peaceful end to the conflict in Syria
  • Thank God for our partners and the opportunity they have to share Jesus' love with refugees

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