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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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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 Resettlement in Waterloo Region.

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30th Anniversary – A month of celebrations

2017 marks Reception House' 30th anniversary. Since 1987, we have provided welcome and shelter to over 10,000 refugees fleeing war and persecution. We marked this important milestone by hosting two celebrations. An open-house, inviting the community to view our newly...

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Spring Benefit Concert in support of Reception House

We are pleased to partner with the Jubilation Male Chorus on their Spring Benefit Concert to be held this Sunday, June 4th at 7pm at Waterloo-Kitchener United Mennonite Church at 15 Geroge Street, Waterloo. The concert is free, but a donation to Reception House is...

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