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For participating in 2021 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

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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

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Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Sep 16 Pauline Con $100.00
Sep 15 Bradley Byrne Undisclosed amount
Sep 15 Bradley Byrne Undisclosed amount
Sep 14 Frank Nardi Way to go Dianne $50.00
Sep 14 Joe and Laura Carelli Way to go, Dianne!! $50.00
Sep 13 William Woods $100.00
Sep 13 Islington United Church Refugee Sponsorship Good luck with this great event. Undisclosed amount
Sep 13 Dan Wong Good luck with the luck, Diane $50.00
Sep 13 Gloria Lepofsky All the best, Dianne Undisclosed amount
Sep 11 Colleen Stewart Your efforts in support of this cause are always inspiring. Keep it up. Undisclosed amount