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Former Child Refugee Finally Gets to Thank Aid Worker for the Life-Changing Gift He Gave Her 24 Years Ago

It has been 24 years since a Dutch man gave Mevan Babakar a new bike—and thanks to the power of social media, she finally got to thank him for the gift.

US School Teaches Refugee Kids in Universal Language of Soccer—And Sees 100% College Acceptance Rate

This non-traditional school in Georgia teaches refugee kids to read and write using a curriculum that is all about soccer—and it has been hugely successful.

How a 30-Minute Radio Program is Building Peace in Refugee Camps

A group of refugees have been broadcasting a weekly program that is focused on messages of peace – and it has already made a difference in the camps.

Refugee-Run Restaurant Voted ‘Nicest Place in America’ is Now Feeding Furloughed Workers Too

The restaurant's latest efforts to feed federal works during the shutdown only further reenforces their reputation as the “Nicest Place in America”.

US Woman Who ‘Hated Muslims’ Now Wants to Share the Love and Understanding She Found in an Afghan Refugee

This Christian woman from the US never thought that she would be in a relationship with a Muslim after September 11th – but things are different now.

Stuck in Airport for 7 Months, Refugee is Finally Given a Home Half a World Away Thanks to Canadian Stranger

After being forced to live in an airport for seven months, this man was finally given a home thanks to a Canadian woman who saw his Twitter videos.

Customers Line Up On Black Friday to Buy Gifts for Refugees From Special Pop-Up Store

Instead of spending their money on electrics or new clothes, these customers are waiting to buy resources and gifts for refugees.

Heartwarming Viral Video Captures Refugee Children Playing in Snow for the First Time

These kids only just migrated from a Sudanese refugee camp to Canada earlier this week – and they were delighted to be welcomed by their first snowfall.

Artists Invite Refugees to Transform Their Prison Shelter into Bright Community of Color

Is it possible to transform a prison, using only paint, into a welcoming space? A creative team in Amsterdam proved it can be done...

Why This Refugee-Owned Falafel House in Tennessee Was Voted the Nicest Place in America

Even though Yassin has received his fair share of discrimination since he came to Tennessee in 2011, he still wants to promote love and kindness for all.

Young Syrian Refugee Rescues Toddler Teetering On the Edge of a Rooftop

The 18-year-old did not hesitate to spring into action when he saw a little boy balancing on a second-story rooftop.

When Student Could Not Find His Calling, He Used Architecture to Build Some Stability for Refugees

As Scott Key was fretting over what he wanted to do with his life after college, he found the answer that he was searching for in an architecture magazine.

‘Humans of New York’ Makes History Raising $1Mil in 4 Days to Build Housing For Rohingya Refugees

The page has become one of the fastest campaigns in GoFundMe history to raise over $1 million for a cause.

Gym Gives Free Lifetime Pass to Refugee Boy Staring Longingly Through the Window

After a boy's heart-wrenching photo went viral on social media, the owner of a local gym became determined to help grant his wish.

Sesame Street Given $100 Million for Targeted Program to Heal Young Syrian Refugees

Thanks to a massive grant, the wisdom of Sesame Street is going to help heal millions of Syrian refugee children who deal with the “toxic stress” of displacement.

MIT Students Design and Donate Special Sleeping Bags to Syrian Refugees

"It's a simple solution to a big problem." Rebecca Linke | MIT News Winter in Syria can be cold. Freezing cold. With over 11 million people displaced...

Clooney’s Foundation to Open 7 Schools for 3,000 Syrian Refugee Children

George and Amal Clooney are making sure that despite the overwhelming obstacles faced by Syrian refugee children overseas, they will have the opportunity to...

Parisian Padlocks of Love Sold to Raise Thousands for Refugees

The padlocks that were once fastened onto the famous Pont Des Arts in Paris are now being sold to new homes as an effort to...

150 Refugees Finally Given Dental Work – For Free

Many of these refugees haven't been able to see a dentist since they got to Canada – but thanks to local volunteers, their smiles have never been brighter.

Teacher Inspires Kids to Draw Breathtaking Portraits of Refugee Kids Instead of Themselves

Art teacher Amy Hall didn't just want to teach her children about portraiture last semester – she wanted to teach them about empathy. That's why...