One Burlington Festival Unity as Community Celebrate Compassion, Kindness, Mutual Respect, Growing as Friends in our Community of Burlington. August 19, 2017, from 12-4pm. Central Park Bandshell, 2331 New Street (Beside Burlington Central Library).
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Nothing says a Canadian winter like a backyard rink, and yesterday our BDRA-sponsored family took to the ice for the first time, thanks to the Walker-Edwards family for hosting.
The BDRA-sponsored Syrian family arrived on 15th December. BDRA Chair Janice Skafel gives an account of their first day.
Knox Presbyterian Church presents Frankie and the Fairlanes A Very 50’s Christmas Saturday December 10, 2016 at 7 p.m. Tickets: $20.00 per person $10.00 per child 12 years old and under In support of the Burlington Downtown Refugee Alliance. 461 Elizabeth Street, Burlington www.knoxburlington.ca 905-333-3013
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 […]
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! www.knoxburlington.ca
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 […]
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 […]
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In late January, BDRA finally got the call from the government to ask if we were willing to sponsor a family of six currently living in a refugee camp in Jordan – and we gave an enthusiastic YES! This wonderful news has launched the preparations for the arrival of this family into full swing – […]