Tag Archives: Syrian refugees

Committee seeks home for refugee family

Bob Neighbour— Readers of The Bulletin and St. James parishioners who raised money to bring Syrian refugees to Toronto have a brand new problem. Where are they going to put them? Local volunteers have raised over $100,000 to sponsor two ...

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Tragic loss of her son created a Cabbagetown philanthropist

Eric Morse —  On Feb. 14, 1999, the year before Sandra Riches moved to Cabbagetown, her son Shawn died in an avalanche Mount Baker in Washington state. Beyond the immediate grief and mourning, the tragedy refocused her life. “In the ...

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City website for donating housing, goods, etc., to Syrian refugees

As part of the City of Toronto’s Refugee Resettlement Program, WoodGreen Community Services has launched a website called H.O.M.E., short for Housing Opportunities and Marketplace Exchange. The website matches Syrian refugees with housing, goods and services from donors, both businesses ...

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