Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project is a nonprofit organization dedicated to “honor and empower wounded warriors” of the United States Armed Forces. The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) works to raise awareness and provide aid to severely injured service men and women, to help severely injured service members aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, very needed programs and services to...

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Camille C. Chidiac Fund

Since 1991, the Camille C. Chidiac Fund has sponsored a Ka’u High School senior who will be attending an accredited college or university the following year. The scholarship is awarded based on academic achievement, character and demonstrated financial need. As someone who grew up in Hawaii, I take great pride in doing what I can to help Hawaiian youth attend college. More information and a...

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The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) leads and co-ordinates international relief to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees and in more than five decades, the agency has helped people restart their lives. Today, a staff of around 6,650 people in more than 110 countries...

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Refugee Relief Fundraiser Hosted in Nation’s Capital

On June 22nd, philanthropists and concerned citizens from around the country met in Washington, DC to raise much-needed funds for refugee relief. Philanthropist and former refugee Hamed Wardak made sure the event did not disappoint. DJ Julian Ingrosso of Miami’s Mynt Lounge and Jason Vernau, Resident DJ at Set, Shore Club, and Fontainebleau were flown in specially, and the W...

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Supporting the Blue Key Campaign

The reasons I choose to support the the UN Refugee Agency’s Blue Key campaign are not complicated. Refugees need basic necessities that many of us who are more fortunate take for granted; namely water, food and shelter. Some refugees spend years, even decades, in displacement camps. So many are traumatized by torture, sexual assault and aggression. The Blue Key campaign helps provide basic...

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