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Volunteer with the Vietnamese Family Camp

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Refugee Sponsorship

by Rebecca Walker, World Renew Refugee Coordinator; Cameron Klapwyk, World Renew Refugee Program Associate; Kathryn Teeluck, World Renew Refugee Associate; and, Jeanette Romkema, Global Learning Partner consultant Churches can be a blessing to newcomers and their communities when they reach out and support refugee and immigrant families. This is what missional engagement can look like. more »

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Understanding the Refugee Claimant Process

World Refugee Day is on June 20th. Lets take a look at the refugee claimant process: For more information about World Refugee Day, please visit our resource page.

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World Refugee Day Toolkit

On Tuesday, June 20, we celebrate refugees’ courage in overcoming adversity and the many gifts they bring to our communities. As refugees and friends of refugees, we know the challenges newcomers face and the need for improved policies to help refugees rebuild their lives in the United States. It’s more important than ever for community more »

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Volunteer Needed @ The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse looking for volunteers (aged 13 and over) to assist with our Summer Drop-In Program. Our program caters to children (aged 4-12) from the neighbourhood community in the Annex and Palmerston area. The goal of this program is to provide a fun summer experience for children of low-income and newcomer families. Volunteers will assist more »

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Serving with TDCH

Thank you Toronto District Christian High School for serving at The Lighthouse! The Lighthouse offers an exciting hands-on volunteer experience. This includes a tour of our building and a discussion on a number of topics relating to social justice and creating social change. For more information about group volunteering and school visits, please contact us more »

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Advocating for Refugees

Dena Nicolai, the MP Jenny Kwan, and Samia Saad (in picture) Dena and Samia are part of the Contact with the Government Committee, which is part of the Centre for Public Justice, a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church. Jenny Kwan is an MP, she is a critic for the opposition, and sits in the more »

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Partnership with George Brown Augmented Education Program

The Lighthouse is excited to partner with the Augmented Education Program from George Brown College this summer! We are so pleased to welcome, Daniel and Juliet, from the Assistant Cook Extended Training stream. They will be preparing healthy foods for our neighbourhood community members on Fridays. The George Brown Augmented Education Program provides support to more »

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The Lighthouse Annual Report

The Lighthouse Annual Report is now available! See how your support is changing the lives of those in need. Copies will be available at the Annual General Meeting. For additional copies, please contact Rob.

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Summer Job @ The Lighthouse

Are you a College/University student looking for a summer job and returning to school in the fall? Maybe The Lighthouse is the place to be. This summer, The Lighthouse will have two or three summer student positions available for ten or twelve weeks. If you are interested you can contact Rob Datema at 416-535-6262 or more »

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