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Urgent: Home needed for refugee family of 5 from Jan. 25

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

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Family Faith Fair

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

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Local Victorian Available for Public Speaking after Greek Refugee Camp Volunteering

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

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Making Home: A Refugee Sponsorship Benefit Concert

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

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Christmas Fair & Musical Extravaganza at St. George’s

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!