We met our goal! Our winter clothing drive was an enormous success. We are grateful for your generous donations. The first two months of this year have been snowy and COLD! Our cupboards are well stocked, and we've had all of the shapes and sizes we need to outfit our [...]
UPDATE👋🗣📯: Due to limited USED clothing storage, we can now ONLY ACCEPT winter coats and boots. After January 15th, we can resume accepting other gently used clothing items. Thank you! (Please note: We are continuing to accept brand new items from our 🎁🎁🎁 3 Gifts Initiative: https://christiestreetrc.com/christmas2018/)
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. Our 'Three Gifts' initiative is a great reminder of the true meaning of Christmas and an encouragement to give to those most [...]
Come celebrate World Refugee Day with us! We would like to invite you to a special event that we are holding on the first day of summer, Wednesday, June 20th. We want to mark World Refugee Day (#WRD2018) with an event that is part open house and part neighbourhood party! [...]
What were we up to at Christie Refugee Welcome Centre in 2017? Explore our 2017 Annual Report to discover 2017 highlights, photos, stats, and more! Our 2017 Financial Statements are also available for review.
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]