Past Challenges

Join Students Rebuild, the International Rescue Committee and Global Nomads Group to help Syrian youth from conflict areas recover from crisis and grow into happy, healthy adults. To participate, make & mail in pinwheels postmarked by April 30. For each pinwheel you send in, the Bezos Family Foundation will donate $2—up to $400K—to IRC’s Healing Classrooms program. The more pinwheels you... View Challenge

The Bezos Family Foundation matched every non-perishable flower garland you mailed in with $2, and ultimately provided $200,000 to support Save the Children's relief and recovery efforts to help survivors of the April 25, 2015 earthquake.  View Challenge

We matched every bookmark you made and mailed in with $1--up to $300,000--to benefit Save the Children's Literacy Boost program to improve educational success for children in Latin America, Africa and Asia! View Challenge

We partnered with charity: water and Global Nomads Group to provide 57 clean water projects to schools and villages in Tanzania. View Challenge

Students Rebuild partnered with Save the Children to provide much-needed support to the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan, which destroyed homes and changed millions of lives after it made landfall in November 2013. View Challenge

Students Rebuild joined the One Million Bones project, CARE and Global Nomads Group to create 1,000,000 handmade bones as a visible petition against humanitarian crises in Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC.) View Challenge

In 2011, Students Rebuild partnered with and Architecture for Humanity to give students worldwide a way to support their Japanese peers affected by the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Sendai. View Challenge

In the first-ever Students Rebuild Challenge, students raised funds to benefit those affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Students Rebuild partnered with Architecture for Humanity so students and educators could respond with their hearts, minds and creativity to raise much-needed funding for school reconstruction.  View Challenge