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Documenting new beginnings, one portrait at a time

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 document new...

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Fall Newsletter – New approaches to old problems

Our Fall newsletter is out! In this issue: New approaches to employment - We've launched the "Working Together Employment Project" Play and Parenting - Easing the transition through art and play The Great Canadian Family Portrait Project - the book is out! Ride for...

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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...

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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...

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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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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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