Syrian refugee crisis: How to give

The turmoil in Syria has put more than 12 million Syrians in need of humanitarian aid and forced more than 4 million into refugee camps in surrounding countries, according to Amnesty International. Here are four charities tackling the crisis.

1. ShelterBox

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A Red Cross volunteer carries a Syrian refugee baby off an overcrowded raft at a beach on the Greek island of Lesbos November 16, 2015.


Phone: 941-907-6036

ShelterBox focuses on supplying temporary shelters and tools to start rebuilding lives. The charity sends out quick-response teams equipped with 120-pound boxes filled with a shelter, a stove, blankets, and basic tools. 

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