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Meetings and Arrivals!

January 13 was a busy and exciting day for the OCRA Team as we held another community meeting, and welcomed another family to the nation’s capital. The Centretown United Church on Bank Street opened their doors to over two hundred OCRA members, as new and experienced volunteers came together to listen to perspectives on the [...]

David Pare and his band The Howards OCRA Fundraiser

Ottawa peeps: mark your calendars for a concert on Jan. 22 by OCRA participant David Pare and his band The Howards. All proceeds to OCRA! Friday January 22 at Café Nostalgica at 601 Cumberland on the University of Ottawa Campus. The evening is sponsored by UOttawa’s Faculty of Education and Education Graduate Students’ Association. Voluntary [...]

OCRA’s First Arrivals!

After months of planning, meetings and fundraising, the day had finally arrived – OCRA’s first refugee sponsorship family landed in Ottawa, on a cool winter night in late December. It seems fitting that Ayda and her daughters, Isis and Luna, reached Ottawa during the Holidays – a time associated with love, compassion and generosity of [...]