40 Hour Famine

This August 11-13, Australia’s youth will commit to living out of their backpacks for 40 hours, raising funds for refugees and displaced children

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It’s been called “the biggest humanitarian crisis of this generation”

Can you imagine being forced to flee your home in search of safety? Leaving behind everything you’ve ever known to face an uncertain future?

This is the reality for 65.4 million people around the world. Every minute, 24 people become displaced. More than half of them are children.

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“Going to the space has made me a better student. Now I am not so shy. I’m better able to answer questions and read aloud in class.”

Jouri, 11-year-old Syrian

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