Change for Good Supporting Children in Urgent Need this Winter.

UNICEF Ireland and Aer Lingus have a partnership spanning 25 years.

In support of UNICEF’s Winter Appeal, Aer Lingus will hold a special collection to raise onboard donations for children in need.

The special collection will take place on all short-haul and long-haul flights from Friday 8th December until Sunday 17th December.



Millions of children are suffering this Christmas.

Millions of children around the world are facing freezing temperatures without proper protection from the elements.

Many children and their families have fled the horrors of war and are now living in makeshift shelters, tents and bombed-out buildings facing a cold winter with no way of keeping warm.

Without blankets and winter clothes, children will struggle to survive the bitter cold this Christmas.

Any contribution big or small will make a big difference. Please donate to help now.

Hawa Bibi and her grandchildren sit around a stove in their house to keep themselves warm in Dadu District, Pakistan.

Providing Warmth and Life-saving Supplies.

Winters in countries like Ukraine, Pakistan, Syria or Afghanistan are ferocious.

Freezing weather, snow and biting winds are bringing even further hardship and misery to so many children in desperate need.

But with the support of people like you, UNICEF is there to provide life-saving supplies like thermal blankets and winter clothing kits to keep them safe.

You can help today and keep a child warm this winter by supporting this appeal.

Please give what you can and help save a child’s life today.

8-year-old Sameer and his family sit outside their house after receiving UNICEF’s winter kit in Zangi Brohi Village, Pakistan.

How You Can Make a Difference Right Now

  • With €150 you can supply enough fuel to heat one room or classroom to keep children warm and learning this winter.
  • With €75 you can give 2 children a winter clothing kit each containing a woolly scarf, hat and mittens, a fleece, warm trousers, coat, winter socks and waterproof boots.
  • With €50 you can send thermal blankets to protect 8 children from the harsh winter conditions.
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