It’s Ration
Challenge Week!

And the Challenge has begun!
But there’s still time to get involved.

Together we've raised

...enough to feed

refugees for a whole year!

What it's all about

Are you up for the challenge too?

Right now, during Refugee Week, around 12,000 people in Australia are eating the same rations as a Syrian refugee – just a small amount of rice, flour, lentils, chick peas, beans, fish and oil – and getting sponsored to do it. The money they’re raising will provide food, medicine and education for refugees; and support other communities around the world threatened by conflict and disaster. It’s not too late to get involved – join us now! Or you can support our campaign by sponsoring someone you know who’s taking part.

Want to know more? Watch the video, or read more about the Ration Challenge here.


A big shout-out to our top fundraisers and teams who’ve been working so hard to raise money to help refugees and other vulnerable communities around the world.

If you’d like to sponsor either an individual or a team, just select their name to visit their fundraising page.

Top individuals

Top teams

Our Challengers

Here’s what happening around the Ration Challenge community!

Jess, like many of our previous Ration Challengers, was worried that she wouldn’t make it through the whole week, or be able to raise much money.

“Taking part in the Ration Challenge was a chance to be part of something bigger than myself. I felt that I could finally be part of a community taking action against an injustice that I often feel helpless about .”

Where the money goes

The money you raise will provide food rations, medical care, education and other essential support to Syrian refugees living in Jordan – people like Assala – as well as helping other conflict- and disaster-affected communities around the world.

Assala’s story
Assala lives in a tent in an urban refugee camp on the outskirts of Amman, Jordan, with her husband Ahed and their 13-year-old son Naser. They fled from Syria 6 years ago to escape the bombings. Assala hasn’t seen her mother, or her sisters, since then.

In Syria, the family lived a good life. They owned a chicken farm and sold olive oil. But now, Ahed has a back injury and can’t work, so Assala has to pick up whatever work she can to help feed her family. The family depend entirely on her small income, and the food rations they’ve received thanks to the money raised through the Ration Challenge.

> Read more about where the money goes