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Putting Community Support for Refugees into Action

The scale of global refugee crises need not immobilize individuals from acting to make a difference

Putting Community Support for Refugees into Action

The scale of global refugee crises need not immobilize individuals from acting to make a difference

The scale of global refugee crises need not immobilize individuals from acting to make a difference

The Rewards of Volunteering

Volunteering is a two-way street

The Rewards of Volunteering

Volunteering is a two-way street

Volunteering is a two-way street

OCRA’s Afghan Refugee Sponsorships – Donations Needed!

In August 2021, the...

OCRA’s Afghan Refugee Sponsorships – Donations Needed!

In August 2021, the...

In August 2021, the government promised to settle 40,000 Afghan refugees in Canada. That promise has turned out to be...

Escape from Eritrea

In the midst of a pandemic and a civil war, OCRA took on the challenge of bringing a young man to Canada.

Escape from Eritrea

In the midst of a pandemic and a civil war, OCRA took on the challenge of bringing a young man to Canada.

In the midst of a pandemic and a civil war, OCRA took on the challenge of bringing a young man to Canada.

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Refugee Families Settled by OCRA

68

Refugees Brought to Canada

10

Sponsorships Awaiting government approval

6

Applications awaiting submission to gov’t

News and Views

Commentary and perspective on events and issues related to refugees and sponsorship

Thanks to Lynn Miles for Stepping Up for Afghan Refugees!

OCRA was thrilled to work with Ottawa singer/songwriter Lynn Miles...

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OCRA’s Afghan Refugee Sponsorships – Donations Needed!

In August 2021, the government promised to settle 40,000 Afghan...

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Ukrainian Refugees

Like all of you, we at OCRA have watched with...

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