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UN's Humanitarian Agency Provides Relief to Refugees Around the World

As a humanitarian, non-political organization, UNHCR has two basic aims: to protect refugees and to seek ways to help them restart their lives in a normal environment. UNHCR promotes international refugee agreements, seeks long-term solutions, and provides emergency relief. The agency coordinates the provision and delivery of shelter, food, water, sanitation, and medical care for refugees.

If you would like to send a contribution to help refugees, please make checks payable to USA for UNHCR and mail to the above address.

For information about UNHCR, contact "USA for UNHCR" online at

If you want to help, please call 1-800-770-1100. You may also write to the following address: USA for UNHCR, 1775 K Street N.W., Suite 290, Washington, D.C. 20006.

The Omaha Food Bank

The Food Bank is a non-profit organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger through the collection of donated food and household products and the distribution of these items to charities and organizations that help people in need. The Food Bank works with over 360 organizations in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa to combat the issue of hunger.

The Food Bank collects food and household products locally from food drives, local food manufacturers, distributors and retailers. This product is distributed to people in need in seventy-seven counties in Nebraska and sixteen counties in Iowa. This distribution is accomplished in the urban areas through three direct programs and over 360 food pantries, meal providers, emergency shelters, child care centers, family service agencies, senior citizen programs and rehab centers.

The Omaha Food Bank