What it Means to be a Refugee Today

Each June 20th, World Refugee Day is recognized worldwide and is promoted by the United Nations. Here’s some more information about refugees and what you can do to support the efforts working to alleviate the refugee crisis. Refugees in Today’s World When you hear the term ‘refugee,’ you might envision a small, dust-covered child crying or a young family clinging…

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World Refugee Day 2016: The Realities

Woman giving daughter drink of water

You know that feeling you get when you’re walking home alone, hyper-aware of your surroundings, especially other persons? You know that feeling when the cars in front of your brake suddenly and you must slam on yours as your stomach drops and your knuckles go white? You know that feeling you get as you’re waiting in the doctor’s office to…

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Fundraising for the People of Syria

Samantha is not your average relief worker. She is not part of some major relief organization like the United Nations or someone with a masters degree in international development. She is a 20-something year old Canadian with a heart for helping others and the spontaneity that has allowed her to travel across the world to places in the deepest need…

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