Tag: Brighter Lives for Refugees

Shining a light into refugee camps

June 20, 2016

On World Refugee Day, we are celebrating the success of the Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign to light up refugee camps—making them safer, better places for children and families. Every parent knows how important light is for a young child when they’re scared. Knowing you can switch on the light, and see that you’re safe, brings great comfort. Read more

IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign raises 30.8 million euros for renewable energy sources for refugee families

January 18, 2016

IKEA’s global campaign has raised 30.8 million euros for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to provide light and renewable energy sources for refugee families. Read more

Thank you for helping us donate €30 million to light up refugee camps

January 18, 2016

Our Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign is helping the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) bring light and energy to refugee camps in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Thanks to the support of IKEA’s co-workers and customers, the campaign has raised a total of €30.8 million to fund renewable energy... Read more

Join us to brighten the lives of refugee families

November 23, 2015

On 29 November the Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign returns to IKEA stores worldwide to raise millions of euros for refugees. Between November 29 and December 19, for every lamp or bulb sold in all IKEA stores and online, the IKEA Foundation will donate Є1 to help UNHCR, the UN... Read more

IKEA stores around the world to raise funds to brighten lives for refugees

November 23, 2015

The IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign returns to over 40 countries to raise millions of euros for refugees. Read more

The IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign raises €10.8 million for UNHCR

April 10, 2015

UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, thanks IKEA customers and co-workers for supporting ‘Brighter Lives for Refugees’. Read more

You helped us raise €10.8m to light refugee camps—THANK YOU!

April 10, 2015

Thanks to IKEA customers and co-workers who supported the Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign, the IKEA Foundation will be able to donate €10.8m to the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) to light refugee camps. The campaign ran in IKEA stores from 1 February to 29 March. For every LED light... Read more

Thousands of refugee children will soon have safer homes

March 24, 2015

  Thanks to the IKEA Foundation, thousands of refugee families will soon receive a safer, more durable shelter. Launching today at the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid & Development Conference & Exhibition (DIHAD), the flat pack Better Shelter will be unveiled and available for purchase for the first time. For several... Read more

Refugees’ lives will get brighter, thanks to you

February 1, 2015

Today the Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign returns to raise millions of euros for refugees living around the world. For every LED light bulb purchased in IKEA stores in February and March, the IKEA Foundation will donate €1 to help the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) light refugee camps—making them a... Read more

Refugees’ lives get brighter, thanks to IKEA Foundation and UNHCR

January 21, 2015

On 1 February 2015, the IKEA Brighter Lives for Refugees campaign returns to raise millions of euros for refugees living around the world. Read more