There are many ways to get involved. You could sign up as a volunteer, organize your own sponsorship Group of 5, or donate to one of the local sponsorship organizations.

Here are some local organizations currently involved in privately sponsoring refugee families:

 Skills-based Contributions: In addition, we are looking for the following items, resources, or services: 

  • sustainable & scalable solutions for healthcare (counseling) 
  • housing (HIGH PRIORITY, for example WKIRS is in need)
  • education (ESL & further)
  • employment
  • community connections

Please contact us with any questions. We are so excited that you’ve chosen to join us in this endeavour. Truly, the committed efforts of a small group can have significant impact!

International Aid Agencies and Efforts

International Aid Agencies and Efforts

There are a number of international organizations that are taking donations to help with the current refugee crisis, if you want to support the international effort.

United Nations Refugee Agency – The UNHCR coordinates UN refugee responses, including support for host countries providing assistance for Syrian refugees.
International Organization for Migration – The IOM is an intergovernmental organization which provides services and support to governments and migrants.
Unicef Canada – The United Nations Children’s Fund is a child-focused humanitarian organization operating in 192 countries, including Syria.
Doctors Without Borders – Doctors Without Borders, or Médecins Sans Frontières, operates medical facilities inside Syria and supports more than 100 clinics, health posts and field hospitals in the country.
Oxfam – Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations working around the world to find solutions to poverty and support human rights.
World Food Programme – The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations.
Migrant Offshore Aid – MOA consists of humanitarians, security professionals, medical staff and maritime officers working to prevent further refugee crisis at sea.
Amnesty International – Amnesty International is a non-governmental organization with a focus on human rights.
Canadian Red Cross – Part of the international humanitarian organization Red Cross/Red Crescent, the Canadian Red Cross is helping to support the efforts of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent in Syria.
World Vision Canada – The non-profit charitable organization provides food, water and shelter to more than 500,000 Syrian refugees in the Middle East.

Spread the Word

Tell your friends and family about the need for financial sponsors and support-providers. We have need for a range of skills as we work towards helping these refugee families transition to life in Canada. Join us now and make an impact!

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