That’s a wrap! Not Another Gala lives up to it’s name

That’s a wrap! Not Another Gala lives up to it’s name

Can you believe a month has flown by since our annual fundraiser at Victoria Park Pavilion? Not Another Gala – Encore! was a celebration of the rich cultures and stories of those who came through Reception House as refugees, and are now becoming our neighbours. Over...
Upcoming Events with Conestoga College PR

Upcoming Events with Conestoga College PR

We are just thrilled to have the opportunity to work with an amazing group of Conestoga College students – and profs Dave Barrett and Patricia Uribe – as they hold some awesome events. Each of these is a student project and fundraiser for Reception House Waterloo...

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...
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