Here’s How You Can Help Iraq’s Christian Refugees In Lebanon

Published on:August 1, 2014
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Photo via www.ibtimes.com/

In light of the mass exodus of Iraq’s Christians from their native hometown of Mosul, the country’s second largest city, several families have arrived to neighboring countries including Lebanon.

Many are here with only the clothes on their backs and have nowhere to go and no one to turn to. By last night, a new wave of refugees arrived and has turned to the Chaldean Diocese in Lebanon’s Hazmieh for help.

Here is what you can do:

Gather all clothing items that you can do without. Please make sure that they are in fair to good condition. This includes head wear, dresses, shoes, towels, blankets…Whatever you can get your hands on.

Also, look in your pantries and collect all food items that you can afford to donate, the longer the shelf life, the better. Good examples include bread, rice, wheat, crushed wheat, lentils, beans, oil, powdered milk, canned foods, biscuits etc… Basically anything that does not need to be refrigerated.

Toiletries including toothpaste, soap, shampoo, toilet paper, detergent, etc.

Kitchen materials (cooking pots, glasses, plates, etc.)

Please don’t turn a blind eye; it only takes so little from each and every one of us to lend a helping hand that would mean the world to them.

For more information please contact these two numbers:

Mireille Safar 03-572322
Joe Matta 03-282040

Or alternatively call the Chaldean Diocese directly on:
961-5 457 732
961-5 459 088
email: chaldepiscopus@hotmail.com

Bank Details:
Credit Bank S.A.L
Chyah Branch- Beirut – Lebanon
Swift Code: CBCBLBBE
No: 803845
IBAN: LB65010300081010570803845003
Name: MM.EVECHECHALDEEN DE BEYROUTH

Also check out BASSMA‘s campaign here

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