City of Burlington

Serving Recovers communities:

This is the City of Burlington’s web page for donating or locating goods and services to help refugees of war-torn Syria.

Please post what you or your organization have or need to help our Syrian friends as they begin their lives in Burlington. Thank you for caring. Contact us at welcomesyria@burlington.ca.

Locations

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Recent Updates

YOUR FAMILY IS INVITED TO A “PLAY DATE”!

posted over 1 year ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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World Vision Canada and Mennonite Central Committee invite Canadian children and Syrian newcomer children to make new friends in a fun environment!

Amazing fun perfectly suited for families with children 10 and under! • Jumpy castle and all kinds of active fun • Games and entertainment • Face painting •…

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We are ready to accept CLOTHING donations.

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Good day all,

We are ready to accept all clothing donations.

The drop-off points are as follows:

St Christopher’s Anglican Church 662 Guelph Line, Burlington, Ontario L7R 3M8 (905.634.1809) 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

The Halton Compassion Society 484 Plains Rd E, Burlington, ON L7T 2E1 (905.592…

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Burlington Walk for Refugees - Sunday, January 17

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Register here

Walk Date: Sunday, January 17, 2016

Time: 3:00pm

Distance: 5 kilometers

Starting Location: St. Luke's Anglican Church 1371 Elgin Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1G1

Ending Location: St. Luke's Parish Hall 1382 Ontario Street, Burlington, ON L7S 1G1

Admission : $5

Information: oliviawe@cogeco.ca

Home Fire Safety in Arabic

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Burlington Fire Department encourages local settlement organizations to assist in providing additional fire safety education for newcomers. For information on fire safety presentations and a Home Fire Safety Checklist in English, French or Arabic please contact firedepartment@burlington.ca .

Housing and Rental Accommodations in Burlington form.

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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The City of Burlington is compiling a list of available rental opportunities for permanent housing. If you or someone you know has available rental property, please complete the Housing and Rental Accommodations in Burlington form.

Housing and Rental Accommodations in Burlington form

Burlington Youth Soccer Club Offer for Refugee Families

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Burlington Youth Soccer Club has offered to donate soccer equipment and clothing/kit as well as registrations to their programs for youth players U3 - U21.

Please contact: Stephanie J. Geosits - Tel: 905-333-0777 x 101 www.burlingtonsoccer.com

An update for volunteers and donors.

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Like everyone else we are in ‘wait and see mode’. In anticipation we have established this site to match Syrian Refugee Host Organizations in Burlington with citizens or groups who wish to donate goods, money or time. We ask everyone who wishes to donate or volunteer to register on this…

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How to help Syrian refugees in your community.

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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Vulnerable Sector Screening

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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This type of request is for applicants requiring checks for the purposes of employment and/or volunteering with the supervision of children, the disadvantaged or the elderly. The search of information will include the same data as a regular Police Records Check Request, as well as ascertain if applicants have ever…

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Wind Mobile offering free phones, service to Syrian refugees

posted almost 2 years ago by BurlingtonFire from City of Burlington
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In a news release, the mobile carrier says Hyla Mobile and Lifeline Syria are helping with this initiative that aims to make the transition process a smoother one for newcomers to Canada.

"Canadians are responding with compassion and generosity to the plight of Syrians who have been forced to flee…

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