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From the Field: Please help Syria’s child refugees

From the Field: Please help Syria’s child refugees

This week, I’ve shared a lot of the hopelessness I’ve seen on the Syrian border. But today, I want to give you an example of something that demonstrates how hope is never lost as long as compassionate people exist. One of the highlights of this trip was the chance to...
On the Syrian border: Dropping everything to flee

On the Syrian border: Dropping everything to flee

While in the Middle East this week, I stood on the Syrian border and watched as countless people poured out of the country of their birth. A few arrived in cars, but many people piled out of buses. They dragged small suitcases and trash bags containing the possessions...
From the Field: The life of a child refugee

From the Field: The life of a child refugee

As I walk through refugee camps on the Syrian border I have to tell you, I’m amazed by the number of children here. I can’t imagine raising my own kids or grandkids in these conditions. In one part of the camp, children balance their way across a narrow, exposed pipe...
From the Field: Syrians living in miserable conditions

From the Field: Syrians living in miserable conditions

Many Syrians have fled the violence of civil war and ISIS, but they haven’t escaped the suffering. Right now, I’m in a refugee camp on the Syrian border where families are just trying to survive. They are living in deplorable conditions … there’s trash everywhere. It...
Rescue a Syrian refugee for $35

Rescue a Syrian refugee for $35

Syria is still reeling from the chemical attack on Douma that killed around 75 people. April 7 was every Syrian’s worst nightmare — choking, gasping, fleeing for safety. And how did we respond as a nation? We debated. The Syrian people don’t need another debate about...
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