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more than

14 million refugees

worldwide have left their homes because of war, conflict and persecution

Find out how you can help
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Students are fundraising

to sponsor refugee families

Your school can sponsor a family

Join the 1000 Schools Challenge

Teach a child to change the world by showing them how it’s done. Your school community has everything it takes to sponsor a refugee family – and we’ll help you along the way. Together, we’ll give a thousand families a new start in Canada.

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Resources for educators & parents

A critical part of this welcome is the work educators do in their classrooms, helping students understand refugee issues and their own roles and responsibilities.

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Plan for settlement

Preparing for the arrival of your family, how to connect with services to help them get settled.

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SPONSOR A REFUGEE FAMILY

Find other parents who are interested

It takes a village. Your school community could be one of them.

Partner and fundraise

Work with a government-recognized Sponsorship Agreement Holder. Find allies. Launch your fundraising campaign.

Prepare to welcome your sponsored family

From making a settlement plan, to helping furnish an apartment and find links to your community. Get involved hands on.

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