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Learn about the Parish Campaign

2023 Parish Campaign Final Results

$14,221,494

of $13,800,000

103%

of goal

Living the Gospel
Clients and staff of Catholic Crosscultural Services

“They saved my life”

Your donation brings hope to people like Jane.

Donate to support immigrants and refugees

The cause

Through your help

582

newcomers were welcomed to Canada by the Office of Refugees of the Archdiocese of Toronto in 2022, with 705 resettlements initiated.

Over

3,300

people received resettlement services from Catholic Crosscultural Services last year– funded through ShareLife donors like you.

Since

2015

an influx of Syrian refugees has arrived in Canada. ShareLife agencies are providing ongoing settlement support no longer covered by government funding.


How your donation makes a difference:

“Without you, ShareLife could not fulfill its mission to Live the Gospel by providing for those in need. Together we are making a real difference!”

— Cardinal Thomas Collins

Resettlement

Guides newcomers through the resettlement process.

Language skills

Teaches English to recent immigrants.

Housing and employment

Helps newcomers find a job and a place to live.

Refugee claims

Identifies refugees abroad and matches them with parish sponsors.

Parish support

Leads parish volunteers through the refugee sponsorship program.

Counselling

Provides counselling to refugees suffering from trauma.


Stories of inspiration

Saif reflects on his journey to Canada

You rescued Saif from danger

How Saif found refuge in Canada after enduring unimaginable trials in Sudan and Jordan

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CCS staff assists a newcomer from Afghanistan.

Hamed couldn’t sleep at night

How you were there for him, when he had nowhere to turn

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Young newcomers to Canada take part in programming at Catholic Crosscultural Services

Proud to be living in Canada

How the Dia Desso family escaped war and made a new home thanks to you

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Language classes saved her life

How Angie found safety through your kindness

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Your compassion supports newcomers to Canada

Live the Gospel today

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A man enrolled in English classes at Catholic Crosscultural Services
A man enrolled in English classes at Catholic Crosscultural Services

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