Lena Headey’s Favorite Rescue Gifts

Lena Headey is best known for her portrayal of Cersei Lannister on HBO's Game of Thrones. She has received four Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe nomination. Lena is an advocate for the protection and empowerment of women and girls. She gives her friends and family Rescue Gifts – gifts that help the IRC to restore dignity and hope to women, girls and other vulnerable people uprooted by conflict or natural disaster.

Check out Lena’s recommendations for Rescue Gifts.


A Year of School

Education is not a luxury—it is a lifeline for children in crisis. Having access to school gives children hope as they continue to learn and plan for a brighter future.

Safe Space for Children

Children traumatized by disaster and displacement need a safe space to play and heal.

Women's Dignity Kits

A flashlight, security whistle and basic toiletries can protect health and dignity.

Women's Small Business Training

Small business training helps female entrepreneurs turn their ideas into assets, and play a vital role in rebuilding local economies.

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  • $58 - A Year of School
  • $80 - Safe Space for Children
  • $80 - Women's Dignity Kits
  • $200 - Women's Small Business Training
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Give a gift that inspires and helps refugees around the world. It's easy —
  • Choose your gift.

  • Dedicate your gift to someone special;

    choose to send them a printed card or ecard. Printed cards are delivered in 7-10 business days, while ecards can be sent immediately or scheduled on a specific date.

  • Make an impact: your gift helps provide critical assistance to uprooted families where most needed.

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About the
Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee is consistently awarded top marks by charity watchdog groups for our efficient use of donor contributions and the effectiveness of our work. Eleven years in a row, the IRC has earned Charity Navigator's highest rating of four stars —ranking us in the top 1% of efficient and trustworthy charities.

In the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak, The New York Times is highlighting the IRC as one of the top 5 charities to support. NYT Reporter Nicholas Kristof says, “The IRC is a gold standard organization.”