OCRA is back at the GGGS!

OCRA is having its second Great Glebe Garage Sale fundraiser! Help bring hope to a refugee and reunite refugee families! Since last year we have been working hard to raise the funds to sponsor close relatives of the Syrian refugees OCRA helped settle in 2016 – but we need your help! Please donate your [...]

Lawn signs now available!

Show your support for OCRA and the community by purchasing a lawn sign! Signs are $20 (including H-bracket sign holder) and all proceeds go straight to sponsoring Syrian refugees. To purchase your own lawn sign: Visit 166 Glebe Ave., Ottawa (contact: Angela Keller-Herzog) between 8-9am OR Email ocra613@gmail.com to make arrangements       [...]

OCRA 2.0: Supporting family reunification

OCRA 2.0 is our ongoing effort to help our refugee families and to promote refugee settlement. The single most important issue that our refugee families have identified, over and over again, is the plight of their close family members who were left behind and are living in vulnerable circumstances in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Iraq. [...]

OCRA in The Glebe Report

Members of OCRA teamed up to write an article for The Glebe Report. The 2.5 page spread appeared in the December 2016 issue. In the article they discuss how OCRA was formed, our story so far, and some of the successes and challenges we’ve had along the way. One of our new arrivals also wrote [...]