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The doctors keeping us safe are named Jim, Meb and Paz

Doctors like Family   During the last month the management team at Christie developed and implemented a plan to manage Covid-19. They couldn't have done it without the support of the doctors who staff our onsite clinic. Did you know we have a medical clinic onsite?  Our Doctors are Dr Meb, [...]

2020-04-20T17:46:02-04:00April 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Let’s Celebrate Together on World Refugee Day

You're invited! June 20th, 2019 is our second annual celebration of World Refugee Day. Join us in celebrating the resilience of refugees and the enormous positive contribution they make to our community. We stand #withrefugees!   On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, the United Nations commemorates [...]

2020-04-20T17:45:07-04:00June 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

World Refugee Day 2019

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, Thursday, June 20th. We want to mark World Refugee Day with an event that is part open house and part neighbourhood party! We [...]

2019-06-14T14:10:08-04:00April 24th, 2019|Announcement, Events, Supporters|

Donation Celebration

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 [...]

2019-06-04T13:15:15-04:00February 21st, 2019|Announcement, Supporters|

USED CLOTHING DONATIONS

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/)

2019-01-11T14:13:57-05:00December 4th, 2018|Announcement, Supporters|

Three Gifts for 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. Our 'Three Gifts' initiative is a great reminder of the true meaning of Christmas and an encouragement to give to those most [...]

2018-11-13T15:30:53-05:00October 11th, 2018|Supporters|

In Honour of Don Posterski

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Don Posterski, June 13, 2018. Don was a friend of Christie Refugee Welcome Centre and was actively involved in the early years when we started as World Vision Reception Centre in 1989. Over the ensuing years, he kept in touch [...]

2018-06-19T10:32:25-04:00June 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

World Refugee Day 2018

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! [...]

2018-06-05T15:23:17-04:00June 5th, 2018|Announcement, Events, Supporters|

2017 Annual Report

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.

2018-05-16T16:40:56-04:00April 27th, 2018|Announcement, Supporters|

2017 Christmas Initiatives Guide

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. [...]

2017-11-02T18:59:09-04:00November 2nd, 2017|Events, Supporters|
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