Congolese family spent years in Kakuma Refugee Camp before coming to Canada
Sackville refugee support group set to welcome third family Sackville Refugee Response Coalition members earn Citizen of the Year Award Apartment ready for Syrian refugee family since February still unused Waiting for refugees Sackville group raises $30,000 in a week to sponsor a refugee family
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CTV News segment on placement delays —SRRC Chair John Perkin on CTV News
Link updated 2016-03-25 @ 7:33 pm. What We Have Left Behind: Public event by Sackville Refugee Response Coalition to be held Tuesday, March 29 at 7:00 PM Visit Facebook for full details.
Thank you to everyone who has donated items. We hope to have the final list of needed items out very soon. If you offered items for donation and were asked to hold on to them, please email firstname.lastname@example.org items for donation and were asked to hold on to with a list of what you have…. Read more »
“Sackville set to welcome three Syrian refugee families”, Sackville Tribune-Post, March 15, 2016
Sackville, NB — The Sackville Refugee Response Coalition (SRRC) and the Vogue Cinema are pleased to present a screening of the film, Salam Neighbor. The screening will take place on Sunday, March 6, 2016, at 2 p.m. in the Vogue Cinema (9 Bridge Street, Sackville). Salam Neighbor is a 2015 documentary made by two Americans… Read more »
A Celebration of Kindness Sponsored by the Sackville Refugee Response Coalition and the Town of Sackville Sunday, February 7, 2016, from 2 to 3:30 pm Council Chambers, Sackville Town Hall In October, the Sackville Refugee Response Coalition (SRRC) was formed as a local response to the Syrian refugee crisis created by the ongoing civil war… Read more »
“The generosity of this community is quite overwhelming,” said Rev. John Perkin, chair of the Sackville Refugee Response Coalition (SRRC). “Donations and pledges now total more than $100,000. This will permit us to welcome not just one, but three Syrian families to Sackville in the coming weeks.” Fundraising chair Merrill Fullerton agreed. “Further donations will… Read more »