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16 - 23 JUNE

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Survive on the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week, get sponsored and show refugees we're with them, not against them.

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ARE YOU UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?

Register for this year’s Ration Challenge and survive on the same food rations as a Syrian refugee in the week surrounding International Refugee Day. 

That means just a small amount of rice, flour, lentils, chickpeas, beans, fish and oil – and get sponsored to do it. 

The money you raise will provide food, medicine and education for refugees; and support the ongoing work of CWS to help vulnerable people rebuild their lives in safety.

Join the 40,000 others who have taken up the Ration Challenge so far, raising an incredible $10 million to help over 30,000 refugees.

HOW IT WORKS

REGISTER TO RESERVE YOUR RATION PACK

Once you’ve signed up, we’ll send you a ration pack along with all the resources you need to take part in this year’s Ration Challenge.

LIVE ON RATIONS DURING REFUGEE WEEK

Eat the same rations as a Syrian refugee living in a camp in Jordan in the week surrounding International Refugee Day 16-23 June). That means just a small amount of rice, flour, lentils, chickpeas, beans, fish (or alternative for vegetarians and vegans) and oil.

EARN REWARDS WHILST YOU CHANGE LIVES

Earn extra ingredients to add to your meals by working hard on your fundraising. Ask your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you and raise vital funds for refugees as the more you fundraise, the more you eat!

TAKE THE RATION CHALLENGE 

Survive on the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week, get sponsored and show refugees we're with them, not against them.

REGISTER TODAY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

“Two weeks out from the Challenge I watched the live Facebook feed of a food ration distribution in Jordan. I was blown away by how quickly my fundraising reached refugees.”

“As a former refugee, I feel very fortunate that I can now choose to take part in the Ration Challenge from a place of security because I remember being in this situation before, where food was only one of the many issues I was dealing with to survive.”

"Eye-opening, challenging and important. Doing the Challenge raised awareness of refugees and what they go through among my colleagues, family and friends.”

THE RATIONS

We’ve designed the Ration Challenge to reflect, as closely as we can, what it’s like to eat rations as a Syrian refugee in Jordan. 

That means just a small amount of rice, flour, lentils, chickpeas, beans, fish (or alternative for vegetarians and vegans) and oil. 

You’ll have the chance to earn extra ingredients to add to your meals by working hard on your fundraising. 

Ask your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you and raise vital funds for refugees as the more you fundraise, the more you eat! 

THE IMPACT

The money you raise will provide food, medicine and education for refugees; and support the ongoing work of CWS to help vulnerable people rebuild their lives in safety.

Join the 40,000 others who have taken up the Ration Challenge so far, raising an incredible $10 million to help over 30,000 refugees.

WHAT OUR
CHALLENGERS SAY

HOW DO I RECEIVE MY RATION PACK?

Once you’ve signed up, we’ll send you a ration pack along with all the resources you need to take part in this year’s Ration Challenge.

WHEN DOES THE RATION CHALLENGE TAKE PLACE?

The Ration Challenge is held in the week of World Refugee Day, from Sunday June 16 – Sunday June 23, 2019. However, you can choose to do the Challenge at another time if you need to.

WHAT IF I'M A VEGETARIAN OR VEGAN?

You can still take part! Everything in the ration pack is suitable for vegans and vegetarians except the sardines which can be replaced with tofu, or another alternative of your choice.

TAKE THE RATION CHALLENGE 

Survive on the same rations as a Syrian refugee during Refugee Week, get sponsored and show refugees we're with them, not against them.

REGISTER TODAY

WHAT OUR CHALLENGERS SAY