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For participating in 2021 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Our story…

Over 42 years of refugee sponsorship at Islington United Church, we have welcomed dozens of families and individuals to Canada to begin new lives in our country. In February 2020, just before the pandemic lockdowns and restrictions began, Islington's Refugee Sponsorship program welcomed and helped to resettle  a young Syrian man. When the pandemic ends, we are looking forward to welcoming two more young men, one from Syria and the other from Somalia as well as a family of six from Iraq.    

 Thank you so much for your donation!! 


Interested in changing the lives of others for the better in a direct and compelling way? The “Running and Walking for Refugees Team” at Islington United Church would love to have you join us. For 41 years we have sponsored refugee families and individuals worldwide. Over a 12-month period we provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment including accommodation, furnishings, clothing, food, transportation, medical care, education, employment opportunities and friendship. ALL funds raised provide support for those we sponsor. To join us or for information contact Dennis Bradley at (416) 231 – 4349 or email

Team members

Click on one of our team members below to make a donation.

Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Oct 18 Anonymous $25.00
Oct 18 nancie mcleod So well done Ed! And a great way to celebrate your birthday! :)))) Undisclosed amount
Oct 16 Dimitruk Family To a great Champion and her cause. $100.00
Oct 16 David Perlmutter & Colleen Kelley $25.00
Oct 16 Dave & Maureen Jenkins Well done, Nora! $50.00
Oct 15 Anonymous $50.00
Oct 15 Anonymous $30.00
Oct 15 Bev Walton Goi Team! $50.00
Oct 15 Mollyanna Potter Keep up the great work Running for Refugees Team! $50.00
Oct 14 elizabeth Tansley For the Refugee Fund at ICU $50.00