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Support Open Harbour Refugee Association as we fundraise to bring our next family to start a new life in peace in Nova Scotia.
Welcome new neighbours
Open Harbour Refugee Association (OHRA) is a volunteer-run organization based in Halifax, Nova Scotia that sponsors refugees.
We believe that everyone—no matter where they were born or where they live—has a right to a safe home.
Supporting refugees financially is only one of our responsibilities as a sponsorship group. We offer friendship and emotional support, and help newcomers:
- find safe housing that meets their needs
- access language training and enrol children in school
- learn about Canadian culture and values
- find a job or job training
- and lots more
We’re a small organization, but we’ve accomplished a lot since we started in the fall of 2015. We’ve completed four sponsorships and are currently supporting our fifth family.
Help a refugee family call Halifax home
Your gift will make a lasting impact in the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in the world. Give people who have lived through unbelievable hardship a chance to live in safety and peace.
How your donation could help a refugee family:
- Monthly phone cost: $50+
- Winter clothing: $200+
- Healthy food for a month: $500+
- One month of rent: $900+
100% of your donation goes directly to supporting refugees in their first year in Canada.
How to contribute?
We can’t do this without you! Kindly click on the 'contribute' option here, send an etransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org, or a cheque to: OHRA Treasurer, 3318 Isleville St., Halifax, NS, B3K 3Y7. Please include both your email and postal addresses. OHRA thanks you for your support!
(Etransfers are preferred, if possible.)
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