Christmas Donations

Support Refugees during this Christmas season

Gathering of Light Holiday Needs 2022

Help support Refugees this Christmas Season. Below there is a link to a pdf outlining how and what you can donate to help refugees this Christmas season

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Give Warm Clothing Items

We will be collecting the following NEW, WARM clothing items for ages 2-18.
-hooded sweatshirts
-mittens and gloves
-boots and shoes
These can be delivered to our Sharehouse until December 21st.

Sponsor a Family Gift $65

We will be giving each family a large Minky Couture blanket and Solight Design solar lantern and phone charger.
This is a great gift. We’d love to make sure all 500 families get this. To donate, use this link:


Gather $25 Grocery of Gas Gift Cards

Purchase $25 grocery or gas gift cards for refugee families. You can send these through December 31st to our mailing address.

Utah Refugee Connection 6440 South Wasatch Blvd. Suite 100 SLC, Utah 84121

Helpful hints:
-Tape the receipt to the back.
-Write the gift card amount on the front with a sharpie.
-Maverik is the gas station most easily identifiable for refugees.
-Visa gift cards are helpful for specialty markets that offer halal foods.

Item Donations

Home Kit

Support refugee families in staying healthy and safe by donating this all new family kit.

Kit Contents:
Two Sponges
Dish Soap 10-14 oz
Laundry detergent (85-120 oz.)
All Purpose Cleaner
4 Rolls of Toilet Paper
Pump hand soap

Place all items in a STURDY reusable bag.

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Essentials Kits

Help refugees by donating essentials for daily life.

Kit Contents:
6-pack of toilet paper
Pads (not tampons)
2 bars of soap
2 toothbrushes
1 Pack of razors

Place all items in a new reusable bag. PLEASE ONLY INCLUDE THE LISTED ITEMS.

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Givebutter Donation (connect your Venmo)

Donate to our general Givebutter link. This is a quick way to make a huge difference.

Givebutter is compatible with credit cards, Venmo, and PayPal.

These funds will go to helping fill a variety of Refugee needs and are always greatly appreciated.

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Gas, Grocery, and UTA Gift Cards

Give grocery, gas, or UTA gift cards to a refugee family so they can buy various necessary items. Mail all gift cards to the mailing address below:

Utah Refugee Connection
C/O Amy Dott Harmer
6440 South Wasatch Blvd. Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84121

Do not deliver to the Sharehouse

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Amazon Registry

Browse our registry to see the miscellaneous items our organization needs.

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Donate diapers in all sizes to support refugee families in need. This is great to pair with a baby wipes donation. This is a great community project or Eagle Scout project! We can only accept disposable diapers and they must be in the original, unopened packaging.

Size 4-7 are highly needed.

Deliver to the sharehouse or send them through our Amazon registry, see the links below!

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Baby Wipes

Donate wipes to support refugee families in need. We accept any brand or size as long as they are unopened. Buy an extra pack when you're at the grocery store or click below to efficiently purchase through Amazon.

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Laundry Detergent

Refugee families are often large and that means a lot of laundry each week! Support these families by donating 100-120 ounce bottles of liquid laundry detergent.

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Toilet Paper

This basic need can take a toll on tight budgets. Support refugee families with this daily need. No preference on brand, but 6-12 packs are easiest to distribute.

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Used Computers

"You can teach a person to fish, but they also need a fishing pole."
Tech Charities is a local company that refurbishes laptop and desktop computers and donates them to refugee families. Donated computers must operate with the Windows 10 operating system and require a processor that is i5 or better with at least 4 G RAM.

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Make A Donation

If you’d like to make a monetary donation, use the link below.

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Monetary Donations

One Time Donation

One Time Donations

Any donation amount makes a difference.

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Facebook Birthday Pledge

You can “donate” your birthday to Utah Refugee Connection on Facebook. This feature will automatically ask your friends to make a donation in your honor. Find us by searching for "The Utah Refugee Connection".

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Amazon Smile Donations

When you set up an Amazon Smile account, Amazon will donate 0.5% of your purchases to Utah Refugee Connection. Download the file below for step by step instructions on signing up.

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