We are ready to accept CLOTHING donations.

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Good day all,

We are ready to accept all clothing donations.

The drop-off points are as follows:

St Christopher’s Anglican Church 662 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario L7R 3M8 (905.634.1809) 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

The Halton Compassion Society 484 Plains Rd E, Burlington, ON L7T 2E1 (905.592…

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Connecting goods and services with sponsors of Syrian refugees

posted almost 4 years ago by OfficeoftheMayor from Office of the Mayor
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On behalf of City Council, I would again like to express my gratitude for the outpouring of support for Syrian refugees that will be arriving in our community.

Through the recovers.org webpage hundreds of people have registered to donate goods & services. We thank every one of you for your…

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Burlington Walk for Refugees - Sunday, January 17

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Register here

Walk Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016

Time: 3:00pm

Distance: 5 kilometers

Starting Location: St. Luke's Anglican Church 1371 Elgin Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1G1

Ending Location: St. Luke's Parish Hall 1382 Ontario Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1G1

Admission : $5

Information: oliviawe@cogeco.ca

Home Fire Safety in Arabic

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Burlington Fire Department encourages local settlement organizations to assist in providing additional fire safety education for newcomers. For information on fire safety presentations and a Home Fire Safety Checklist in English, French or Arabic please contact firedepartment@burlington.ca .

Housing and Rental Accommodations in Burlington form.

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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The City of Burlington is compiling a list of available rental opportunities for permanent housing. If you or someone you know has available rental property, please complete the Housing and Rental Accommodations in Burlington form.

Housing and Rental Accommodations in Burlington form

Help with Sponsorship

posted almost 4 years ago by denisel from Port Nelson United Church Refugee Sponsorship Group
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I am part of the Port Nelson United Church sponsorship group, and we have been working with a wonderful translator named John.

We have already begun sponsoring 4 Syrian refugees, one of them landed in Canada on Thursday December 10th. John has been helping us with shopping and explaining who…

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Burlington Youth Soccer Club Offer for Refugee Families

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Burlington Youth Soccer Club has offered to donate soccer equipment and clothing/kit as well as registrations to their programs for youth players U3 - U21.

Please contact: Stephanie J. Geosits - Tel: 905-333-0777 x 101 www.burlingtonsoccer.com

Information on Services for Refugees & Refugee Sponsors

posted almost 4 years ago by sabessner from Halton Newcomer Strategy
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For services and supports available for refugees and families ​visit:

Services for Refugees

For sponsors or information on sponsoring/donating to refugees and families visit:

Refugee Sponsors

For resources for community agencies visit:

Community Agencies

An update for volunteers and donors.

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Like everyone else we are in ‘wait and see mode’. In anticipation we have established this site to match Syrian Refugee Host Organizations in Burlington with citizens or groups who wish to donate goods, money or time. We ask everyone who wishes to donate or volunteer to register on this…

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Refugee Team Meeting

posted almost 4 years ago by HolyCrossBurl from Holy Cross
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On January 14, 2016 at 7:00pm we will be meeting to formalize our plans for hosting a refugee family in Burlington. We're looking for volunteers from our great community of Burlington to come and help with the planning efforts. Please contact Pastor Colin at refugees@holycrossburlington.ca for more information.

How to help Syrian refugees in your community.

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Vulnerable Sector Screening

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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This type of request is for applicants requiring checks for the purposes of employment and/or volunteering with the supervision of children, the disadvantaged or the elderly. The search of information will include the same data as a regular Police Records Check Request, as well as ascertain if applicants have ever…

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Wind Mobile offering free phones, service to Syrian refugees

posted almost 4 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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In a news release, the mobile carrier says Hyla Mobile and Lifeline Syria are helping with this initiative that aims to make the transition process a smoother one for newcomers to Canada.

"Canadians are responding with compassion and generosity to the plight of Syrians who have been forced to flee…

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Welcome to Burlington ON, - Syrian Refugees - Donation & Volunteer Hub!

posted almost 4 years ago by Chris
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This site is designed to organize community preparedness and recovery in Burlington, Ontario. This site was started by on December 02, 2015 and is managed by local organizations in the community.

Residents can request help or sign up to donate and volunteer by clicking on the buttons above. Your information…

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