First Meal Out

The first two weeks have been very hectic in settling the family in to their new home and ensuring that everything was in place for them to feel safe and welcome. In their first few days we have been running around arranging the various services and things that they will need from getting their medical …

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First Day in Montreal

Woken by the phone at 9:30 – can Global TV interview the family on their first day in Montreal? Have to scramble to find translators but we managed to pull it off. Good coverage of the family and they want to follow up in 3 months’ time. A Syrian refugee family’s first day in Montreal

Arrival Day!

Received news late in the day that their plane has been delayed and rather than landing at 8pm it is landing at midnight. We arrived at the airport just before 2am. At 3 am they started calling names, one name every 4-5 minutes. Our family’s name was called at 4:45, and we left there by …

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Stocking Up

Picked up the keys at 9:30am and did a few trips by car to fill it with all the items that were generously donated to us. Toddler bed, crib, dresser, and kitchen items. Did some shopping trips for items we needed for basic food and toiletries.

Over $1600 Raised

We have been busy collecting and co-ordinating donated items of furniture, strollers and clothes. We have now collected plenty of children’s clothing but we still need to get lots of other stuff together. We are also searching for suitable apartments. We have found several that would be suitable but we need to get a firm …

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