Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance was established in 2015 to sponsor a family of Syrian refugees to settle in Canada.

As of 2022, we have just welcomed our second family of former refugees from the Syrian Civil War, reuniting them with their parents and grandparents who arrived here five year ago. With your help, our volunteers will be able to ensure they successfully transition to their new lives.

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Our first family (Said, Wisel, Ahmad, Rayan, Maria and Omar) on their arrival in Canada, with BDRA volunteers