Together Project
Photo: Sarah Bodri


Newcomers and volunteers working together to build more welcoming communities.

Interview with Lisa Kannakko – Volunteer Photographer

“I think that Together Project offers the gift of friendship and that’s a pretty amazing gift,” said Lisa Kannakko. “Everybody needs friends, everyone needs to be honoured and cherished. That’s what friendship is— it’s a group of people celebrating you for who you are.”

For more of our interview with Lisa, click below!

#TogetherHello (Photo: Derek Shapton)

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Together Project Welcomes Jean-Nicolas Beuze, UNHCR’s Representative in Canada

Inspiring words from UNHCR’s Representative in Canada, Mr. Jean-Nicolas Beuze, at our Together Project event:

“Ready to make a difference in the life of refugees? Equally ready to change your own life by welcoming refugees? Get involved with Together Project. We can all make a difference and get engaged!”

CBC News, Toronto, 01/01/2019

Thank you to the Al-Khouly Family, and their Welcome Group volunteers, Alix, Jullian, Lisa, Andy, and John, for sharing stories of their match with CBC News, Toronto, on New Years Day.

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