From Rebecca at the Anglican Diocese Refugee Office:Half an hour ago we received a confirmation email of one of our BVOR families arriving in Victoria. They are scheduled to come on Monday, Jan. 25th. Their Sponsorship Group had a verbal agreement with a landlord, but when they went in to sign documents yesterday the landlord… Continue reading Urgent: Home needed for refugee family of 5 from Jan. 25
congregationemanuel: Sunday, February 7th,1:30–4:30 pm A fundraiser for Syrian RefugeesThe Victoria Multifaith Society is hosting a Family Faith Fair, in honour of World Interfaith Harmony Week. The Fair will take place at the Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road, Sunday, February 7th,1:30–4:30 pm, on the theme of the Spiritual Education of Children. Included will… Continue reading Family Faith Fair
Hello,My name is John Skene and I am writing to you to express interest in coordinating a public speaking event where I would speak to your community about my experiences as a front line volunteer in the Syrian refugee crisis. I have recently returned from Lesvos, Greece and, in March, I will be returning to… Continue reading Local Victorian Available for Public Speaking after Greek Refugee Camp Volunteering
December 4th at 7pm, at St. George’s Church, 3909 St. George’s Lane (across from Maynard Park)The concert will raise funds to support a Syrian refugee family that St. George’s Church is sponsoring. All donations will go directly toward travel, lodgings, food, clothes, furnishings, and job/English training for the family when they get here. The concert will feature… Continue reading Making Home: A Refugee Sponsorship Benefit Concert
Two events are taking place at St. George’s Church, Maynard Street, Cadboro Bay.Christmas Fair this Saturday, November 28, 10am–2 pm:Free Coffee…Silent Auction….Treasures….books….Baked Goods…..Preserves….Plants…..Children’s Toys….Lots of Christmas Gifts!Fundraiser “musical extravaganza” - Friday, December 4th at 7 pm, at the Church. Proceeds will go to sponsor a Syrian family by St. George’s Church.Thanks for helping spread the word!