Reflecting on Minka 2017 – #host2home

On October 27th and 28th, we partnered with St.Jerome’s University to host a community dialogue on refugee resettlement. Through story sharing, discussion and hands-on activities we explored the journey of settlement in Waterloo Region and got a deeper understanding...

#GivingTuesdayWR: Together, we create home

As #GivingTuesdayWR kicks off the holiday season in Canada, we celebrate the incredible generosity of our community.  We are so deeply grateful to our volunteers, donors, supporters, funders and community partners for their unwavering support and belief in the work of...

An act of Kindness for Walid Ali #RAKday

Today is Random Act of Kindness Day #RAKday. The message is simple; do something nice for someone and ask nothing in return other than they do something nice for someone else. Although Walid Ali (pictured centre) has been in Canada for less than a month, he has found...

Minka 2017 Host to Home

Reception House Waterloo Region is partnering with St.Jerome’s University to explore Host to Home: Deepening connections and understanding the refugee journey in Kitchener-Waterloo. Join a diverse group of students and community members to discuss Refugee...