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Dear Friends, This Monday, June 20th is World refugee Day and each year on this day, the United Nations, (UNHCR) and countless civic groups around the world host World Refugee Day events in order to draw the public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internationally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee […]

Glen Soderholm in Concert, June 11

In support of the Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance. All proceeds will support our Syrian Refugee Family. Date: June 11, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Place: Knox Church, 461 Elizabeth Street Tickets: $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Call us at 905 333 3013 to purchase your tickets today!

Waiting and Hoping

Greetings to everyone, At the beginning of this sunny spring day, I am wondering what our family in Jordan is thinking. Do they know or understand how we are anxious to see them and get them here to start their life here? It is a long wait and we hoped they would be here by […]

Olivia Walker-Edwards, BDRA recognised in Ontario Legislature

Burlington’s MPP, Eleanor McMahon, has provided further recognition of Olivia Walker-Edward’s initiative in organising the Walk for Refugees on January 17th. Ms McMahon noted that “Working in partnership with the Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance, a coalition spearheaded by St. Luke’s Anglican Church and made up of faith-based groups, community organizations, city hall staff, local businesses […]