Learn about the Parish Campaign

Parish Campaign Progress


of $13,800,000


of goal

Living the Gospel
Left to right: a recent immigrant, the director of CCS, and a volunteer.

“They saved my life”

Your donation brings hope to people like Jane.

Donate to support immigrants and refugees

The cause

At least


newcomers were welcomed to Canada by the Office of Refugees of the Archdiocese of Toronto in 2019, with 532 resettlements initiated.



people received resettlement services from Catholic Crosscultural Services last year– 500 more than the year before.



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


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.


Provides counselling to refugees suffering from trauma.

Stories of inspiration

Proud to be living in Canada

Forced to leave their home country, the Dia Desso family found safety through the generosity of ShareLife supporters like you

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Learning English saved her life

How language classes helped Angie find safety

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Female client at CCS attending a class

She realized her life was in danger

How Jane rebuilt her life in Canada

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Give someone in your community a brighter future

Living the Gospel by providing
for those in need

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

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