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Newcomers and volunteers working together to build more welcoming communities.

Lunch and Learn at the Toronto Metropolitan Centre for Immigration & Settlement

Did you know that in the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto, there’s a centre where you can learn about the latest research on refugees? 

Check out this Lunch and Learn at the Toronto Metropolitan Centre for Immigration & Settlement!

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Thank You, Interac!

Interac’s support will help Together Project make change in three interconnected ways: building refugee social connections, supporting refugee newcomer integration priorities, and amplifying community involvement in newcomer integration.

Thank you Interac for helping us build more welcoming communities across Canada!

Hellos & Goodbyes at Together Project

This month, we’re seeing some changes at Together Project!

Read more about it here.

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The Story of a Welcome Group in Surrey, BC: “These volunteers were going above and beyond!”

When Simar, the Volunteer Coordinator at DIVERSEcity, matched an Afghan newcomer family with a Welcome Group, the family found ways to practice their English, nurture a young boy’s love of soccer, and reunite with loved ones.

To find out more about this match, we interviewed Simar, the Volunteer Coordinator at DIVERSEcity, and Astrid and Ramandeep, two Welcome Group volunteers.

Check it out here!

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Together Project Criteria

Together Project connects newcomers and volunteers to build stronger, more integrated communities. “Welcome Groups” consisting of 3-5 volunteers are matched with refugee newcomer households for a period of six months, during which they will provide dedicated social support addressing client-identified integration priorities.

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2023 Impact Report

In this year-end report, we’ve created a snapshot of the work that we have accomplished in 2023.

We are so grateful to our Welcome Group Program participants, partners and supporters for helping us build more welcoming communities in Canada. We look forward to growing our impact with you in 2024!

Click here to download our 2023 Impact Report.

To make a holiday donation, please click here!