2017 Christmas Initiatives Guide

2017-11-02T18:59:09+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Events, Supporters|

Download the 'Christmas Initiatives Guide' hi-res 8.5x11 Postcard to print and distribute: FRONT BACK 12 Days of Christmas The approaching holiday season is a time of great need for many and that includes the refugee families that live in our shelter who are spending their first Christmas in Canada. [...]

Give Kids a Place to Play

2017-05-19T18:58:18+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Supporters|

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that we have reached our $120,000 campaign goal to renovate our back parking lot into a recreational and playground space for homeless refugee families living in our shelter. This achievement would not have been possible without the generous support of the Gordon and Ruth Gooder [...]

Jays Care Foundation

2017-05-19T18:59:29+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Supporters|

Christie Refugee Welcome Centre is honoured to be a recipient of a Jays Care Foundation Grand Slam Grant to support our After-School Literacy Program for Refugee Children. Since 2000, Jays Care has invested $17.25 million towards charitable and community programs across Canada. Over 40 newly-arrived refugee children participate each year [...]