CultureLink’s Nai Children’s Choir performed at Luminato Festival on June 22nd.

ClaudiaR Syrian-related News

This is an Iftar event that’s hosted by Luminato, co-organized with CultureLink and ACSA. CultureLink invited exact 100 guests to this event, they were our Nai kids and their parents, our dedicated volunteers who support our refugee initiatives. Another very noticeable and notable presence of CultureLink at this event is the newcomer volunteers of the fruitful CultureLink -Luminato Mentoring Partnership. Read Blog TO’s interesting account of this …

Nai Choir

NYC Syrian-related News

January this year, when Monique De Margerie, a neighborhood musician first approached our Community Connection Program Manager, Fei Tang for volunteers opportunity with Syrian refugee kids, our Donation Centre had just began receiving large number of Syrian refugees. A choir seemed to be the most actionable idea. Since then, Fei and Monique started their quest to look for resources for …

A Celebratory Close to CultureLink’s Refugee Donation Distribution Centre

NYC Syrian-related News

In the last 6 months, 554 families and 2182 refugees (2046 are Syrians) were welcomed at CultureLink’s #RefugeeWelcome Donation Distribution Centre. This past six months have been an extraordinary period for the nation, as well as for us as a small settlement agency. The unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Syria put all Canadians to the test – how much can we help and how soon can we react? We at CultureLink came …

Sock Monkey making Workshop for Syrian refugees

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On Mar 11, 2016, CultureLink’s Youth Program hosted a sock monkey making workshop for Syrian refugees, following a successful workshop for CultureLink’s youth program participant where they made sock monkeys and donated the toys to CultureLink’s Refugee Distribution Centre. Diana Brugos and Tracey Speedie from Operation Sock Monkey kindly volunteered their time and expertise to run this workshop for the …

International Women’s Day for Syrian Women

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A delicious Middle Eastern meal, a free-of-charge shopping spree, quilts handmade with love and stitched with the words welcome to Canada! by ‪Quilts for Refugees, a hands-on toy-making workshop by‪ Operation Sock Monkey, a gift bag put together by volunteers from local CIBC branches, and a group of volunteers at CultureLink’s Donation Distribution Centre (our free thrift store for refugees) waiting with …