News & Events

Documenting new beginnings, one portrait at a time

The Great Canadian Family Portrait project offers newly arrived government assisted refugees their first professional photo in their new home - Waterloo Region. A collaboration between photographer Brian Limoyo and Reception House, the project helps...

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Not Another Gala – Encore!

Thank you to our Sponsors, supporters and silent auction donors! Event Sponsors: Together We're Bitter Brewing Coop Toyota Motor Manufacturing Inc. TD Bank Group St.Jerome's University Table Sponsors: KW House Church Inc. Morrison Reist Krauss LLP Friends of Reception...

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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...

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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...

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#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...

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