Urgent appeal for donations to help Syrian refugees

By Chad Harris
November 30, 2015 - 6:14pm

KAMLOOPS — United Way Thompson-Nicola-Cariboo is putting out a special call for donations to help incoming Syrian refugees.

Executive Director Danalee Baker says the money would go to Refugees and Friends Together, Kamloops Immigrant Services, and other local organizations working to get refugees settled here. 

 

 

 

25,000 Syrian refugees are coming to Canada by March of next year, 3,000 of them destined for BC. 

The United Way will match donations up to $10,000 dollars. 

The organization is also accepting donations like clothing, shoes, and hygiene products. 

Everything donated will help these families adapt and thrive in Canada.

To donate, visit unitedwaytnc.ca/refugees 

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