News & Events

LUSH Cosmetics partners with Reception House

In February 2016, LUSH Cosmetics launched their Refugees Welcome campaign. Through sales of their Hand of Friendship soap LUSH raised funds that have gone to support 35 resettlement agencies across North America. Reception House is excited to be one of the agencies...

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I am Rohingya, June 26, 2016

Muslim Social Services presents: "I Am Rohingya" on June 26, at 7:00 pm at the Theatre of the Arts, University of Waterloo. "I Am Rohingya" is a play in four acts chronicling the harrowing Rohingya refugee experiences told from the perspective of the Rohingya Canadian...

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K-W Multicultural Festival, June 25 and 26, 2016

Come and see us at the 49th K-W Multicultural Festival on June 25th and 26th between 12:00 and 8:00 pm! This Festival is unique in this community and showcases a multitude of culturally diverse performances, promotes the exquisite handiwork of international artisans...

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Volunteer Opportunity: Syrian Children’s Programs

Volunteers are invited to attend a 1 hour long meeting to be introduced and pre-screened for various Reception House programs for newcomer children. This session seeks to match qualified and capable volunteers with positions in the youth programming we are offering....

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