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Ride for Refuge

As we celebrate Thanksgiving...

We give thanks
for the refugees who are our dear friends,
colleagues and family,
for the lives refugees have built in Canada,
for the many ways refugees enrich our country.

Thanksgiving 2014

A Refugee's Story

From a recent arrival to Canada from Afghanistan... “My first difficulties? They started right at the beginning. We didn’t know the country. Without a job and credit history, it was not easy to find housing for my nine-person family. Without a permit for work, without social assistance and money depleting rapidly, I really started to worry.

It was a blessing to us when James called me offering JHC services. They made available to us two partially furnished apartments in the Metrotown area, assisted with our moving, helped to register our children in school, and introduced us to Canadian legal procedures. We didn’t feel isolated and lonely anymore. It’s very important to be connected with people who care about you and understand you.”

Matthew 25:35
For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me.