1747

Bats donated so far

$43,677

Amount raised

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Your donation supports the UN Refugee Agency and helps provide critical and life-saving assistance including food, water, emergency shelter and protection services, as well as helping to continuing to run vital programs and build schools and health clinics in Afghanistan.

Donated by

Peter Nash

you are an inspiration

Donated by

Roman Naimey

Donated by

Anne Williams

Donated by

Lawry O’Brien

Donated by

Michael Coward

The international cricket community cares deeply for you and your ancient land. Stay as strong as is possible.

Donated by

Jon Corney

Wishing Afghans all the best

Donated by

Kasra Kayvani

Donated by

Debra O’Neill

Thinking of all the Afghan families at this challenging time.

Donated by

Kate Walton

What a wonderful initiative! I'm batting for Afghanistan!

Donated by

Christine HEARD

Thinking of you all

Donated by

Michael & Mary Heard

Wishing that the people of the world would unite to provide Afghanistan with the love and practical support needed to bring peace and security to the country and all its people

HOW TO GET INVOLVED

STEP 1

GO INTO BAT

Buy a virtual cricket bat for $25, include a message of support for the Afghan people as you place your bat on the virtual pitch.

STEP 2

SHARE YOUR SUPPORT

You can also share your bat on social media, encouraging other to ‘go in to bat’ too.

STEP 3

BID ON AN ITEM

Bid on an amazing sporting item or experience via the online auction during November.

About Batting for Afghanistan

No matter how you get involved – buying a bat or bidding at auction – you’ll be supporting UNHCR’s critical work. UNHCR has been on the ground in Afghanistan for four decades, providing food, supplies, education and healthcare to Afghans who’ve had to flee their homes due to conflict and uncertainty.

"Sport has the power to inspire and unite people from diverse backgrounds and bring hope. I am calling on my friends and colleagues in the sporting world to join with other Australians in supporting this campaign, to offer Afghans the hope they need right now.”

Ian Chappell
Former Australian Cricket Captain
Australia for UNHCR Special Representative

“More than 3.5 million Afghans are displaced internally with a staggering 665,000 – mostly women and children – having fled their homes this year. They are now facing a terrible winter of conflict, bitter cold, and deadly COVID-19. Through all this turmoil UNHCR has stayed on the ground supporting Afghans. But the needs are huge and I am very grateful to Ian in galvanising the cricketing and sporting community behind this campaign. Now we need the public’s help too.”

Naomi Steer
National Director
Australia for UNHCR - Australians Supporting the UN Refugee Agency

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