You can make a difference- Eight ways to help refugee children & families.  

1. Back-a-pack

Sponsor an ORC backpack for a refugee child or family.  Your donation allows us to bring ORC backpacks to refugee children in need. We use funds to purchase backpacks and emergency aid supplies that are distributed by our volunteers.  You can make a donation above or send a check addressed to Operation Refugee Child 23986 Aliso Creek Rd. Suite 126 Laguna Niguel, CA 92677


Operation Refugee Child is partnering with the One World Play Project for our ‪#‎noborders فوتبال / كرة القدم / soccer/ football / futbol initiative to bring soccer balls to refugee children in camps throughout Greece. These soccer balls are durable and never deflate because they don't use air. For $25 you can give the gift of play to a refugee child with a soccer ball or buy-one-give-one of these amazing balls for $39.99.  Learn more...

3. pack a refugee child hope box

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Send us a box filled with supplies for a refugee mother/baby, boy or girl and our volunteers will transfer them to a backpack that will be personally delivered to a refugee child or family in need.  Learn more...


There are lots of ways you can contribute your skills volunteering with us to help refugee children and families. Learn more...

5. buy supplies for a backpack

Our official Amazon Wish List has supplies that are needed and requested by refugees.  Supplies purchased off this list ship directly to our warehouse where volunteers assemble backpacks. Learn more...

6. spread the word

 Follow and share the Operation Refugee Child campaign on social media! You can find us on: Twitter @oprefugeechild, Instagram @operationrefugeechild and Facebook Operationrefugeechild.

7. set up a corporate partnership

For in-kind or financial support for Operation Refugee Child by emailing: info @

8. raise AWARENESS

There's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Organize in your community to raise awareness about the refugee crisis and how refugee children are affected.  Here are some ideas: organize a run as an #operationrefugeechild team wearing orange life jackets, use our FACT SHEET talk about the refugee crisis in your local schools and community groups, join a Facebook volunteer group.  Learn more...