The Alliance for the Lost Boys provides medical and dental coverage, as well as educational funding and school supplies, for the Lost Boys of Sudan and their families. Their mission is to partner with other 501©3 organizations in an effort to fund and facilitate the building of schools and clinics in Southern Sudan and refugee camps located throughout Africa where Lost Boys and their families reside.
The “Lost Boys of Sudan” is the name given by aid organizations to refer to the more than 27,000 boys who were displaced and/or orphaned during the Second Sudanese Civil War, where about 2 million people were killed. In 2001, approximately 3,800 Lost Boys were granted refugee status in the United States. While Arizona has the largest population of Lost Boys, others have settled elsewhere including Chicago and Florida.
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Alliance For The Lost Boys Of Sudan has received support from the following celebrities: