Help Marwa and her twins!

Marwa is a Syrian refugee in her mid 20s who fled as the bombing got worse in her town. Her husband sent her to Turkey and promised to follow soon after. She waited in Turkey till she couldn't wait anymore.

She made her way to Lesbos and then onwards to Athens all alone and heavily pregnant. She recently gave birth to 2 beautiful girls, Maya & Merna.

She hasn't heard from her husband in months, she doesn't know if he was killed in Syria or if he drowned whilst tried to cross the aegean or if he's alive looking for her.She's alone in a squat in Athens with twin 2 week old babies, with little food and no help with them. 

Can you imagine being 26, with 2 new born babies and totally alone? As a mother of an 8 week old, I'm so drawn to helping these girls have a better life. We are looking to raise $250 a week to help support Marwa with food / diapers / clothing until she's able to find work. 

By way of Ayesha Sayed in Dubai, we are sending funds to Rehab Galal ElGamal who is on the ground working with refugees in Greece. I am their American friend collecting funds on their behalf since you need a US bank for GoFundMe. I will wire 100% of what's collected here to dispurse to Marwa via Rehab in Greece, and I will personally cover any wire fees. I am also collecting via Venmo if you would rather send that way. Send myself or Ayesha a message for more info. 

The funds will be used to buy Marwa and her girls diapers, milk, food, and clothing for now. Any additional funds will be used for renting a home which is safer than the squat where they are currently living. 

Thank you all for your kindness! 
Gwen 



 

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  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Bailey Evans  
    • $65 
    • 43 mos
  • Bret Parker 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Devon Day 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • A Verghese 
    • $25 
    • 43 mos
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Organizer

Gwen Schroeder 
Organizer
Brooklyn, NY
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