First Year in Syria

Most of the children were either orphans or internally displaced children who had undergone all kinds of trauma. It had been quite some time since these children had access to such a nice, warm and healthy meal. One thing that really stood out from the first event was the very evident joy on the faces of all ages, regardless of the tragedies they had endured.

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Christmas for Refugees in Jordan

A number of Christmas for Refugees events were held in Jordan this year. At one of the Christmas parties, every single one of the children present was from Iraq. In Qaraqosh the party lasted almost four hours, with different types of entertainment and of course all pointing to the real reason for Christmas, the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Christmas in the West Bank

The Christian population in Bethlehem is no longer self-sustaining. It is with that understanding that Christmas for Refugees agreed to hold a Christmas party for 800 Christian children still living in the Bethlehem and Beit Sahour area, to bring some joy to the shrinking Christian population. Read more about our journey to the Holy Land.

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YES! We Will Have a Christmas Program in Syria This Year

Christmas for Refugees in four different locations:  Planning is in the final stages for Christmas for Refugees programs in Syria.  In all this year, about 1,000 children will have a full Christmas program with a hot meal and gifts.  The children are not officially refugees but are what is referred to as “displaced persons.”  A “displaced…

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