Fundraising Progress

Since its inception in December 2015, OCRA has received donations and firm pledges of more than $1 Million.

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Twelve family groups were sponsored under the under the BVOR program in 2015-17 at a cost of approximately $200,000.

Since 2017, OCRA has received donations and firm pledges of $815,000.

$500,000 has been paid to date for the settlement costs of families that have arrived since 2015.

$230,000 is committed for sponsorship applications that have been filed and where we are currently awaiting government approval and arrival of families.

The balance of funds raised will be used to cover the cost of future applications as they are filed and approved.

Amounts as of November, 2023

All donations and funds raised are used solely for refugee sponsorship and settlement.