Executive Director Announcement

Christie Refugee Welcome Centre Announces New Executive Director Christie Refugee Welcome Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Chaise as the Executive Director of the Centre effective October 16, 2017. This appointment follows the retirement of Linda Moorcroft ( who has provided leadership, direction and inspiration to the [...]

2017-08-09T15:22:49-04:00August 9th, 2017|Announcement|

Retirement Announcement

Announcing the Retirement of Linda Moorcroft, Executive Director For the past two decades, Linda Moorcroft has been at the helm of Christie Refugee Welcome Centre. Linda began her career in December 1997 as the Manager of World Vision Reception Centre. In 1997, the Centre was receiving and providing settlement services [...]

2017-08-09T15:34:49-04:00August 9th, 2017|Announcement|

World Refugee Day 2017

On #WorldRefugeeDay (June 20), and in the weeks leading up, we hope you will join us in celebrating and honouring the lives of refugees by engaging with and sharing the following resources in your schools, churches, communities, and home.

2018-06-05T16:12:43-04:00May 1st, 2017|Events|

Give Kids a Place to Play

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 [...]

2017-05-19T18:58:18-04:00March 3rd, 2017|Supporters|

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. Our 12 Days of Christmas program is a great reminder of the true meaning of Christmas and an encouragement to [...]

2016-11-10T17:32:17-05:00November 10th, 2016|Events|

Ride for Refuge

Thanks to our staff teams, church partner teams (& MANY OTHERS!) who cycled in the Ride for Refuge 2016. CRWC teams participated in the new downtown RIDE location and loved being in the Beaches for this event. All funds raised will go towards our community green space project. A HUGE thanks to [...]

2017-05-19T18:58:52-04:00October 1st, 2016|Events|

Jays Care Foundation

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 [...]

2017-05-19T18:59:29-04:00April 21st, 2016|Supporters|
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