UMR Austin wrote -
As the conflict in Syria enters its fifth year, a political solution is still to be found. Over 200,000 people have been killed and over one million injured. More than half of all Syrians have been forced to leave their homes, often multiple times, making Syria the largest displacement crisis globally. At present, all indicators suggest that in 2015, displacement as well as the humanitarian and protection needs of civilians will continue to grow. According to the UNHCR, over 3 million have fled to Syria’s immediate neighbors Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.
Every $90 helps feed an entire family for a month, and every $100 helps 50 patients who need medical care.
HELP US FUNDRAISE AND WIN UP TO $750: United Muslim Relief UT is offering 2 scholarships to students who help us fundraise. The student who raises the most in donations will receive $500. PLUS, every donation under a student's name automatically enters that student into a raffle to win a $250.
So students: click on "fundraise for this campaign" (on your right), and get people to donate using your personal link! People can also mention your name in the comments when they donate, we'll double-check it all. The official deadline is April 1st.
Help others, get a scholarship. It's a win-win.