We need your help to raise $180,020, which is the amount needed to meet financial requirements set by the Government of Canada for support of our identified refugee groups. Please consider making a donation or a pledge. All donations will be used only for refugee settlement and support.

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Please note: We cannot provide tax receipts for donations made out to OCRA or through our PayPal account. 

Donations made out to First United Church Ottawa of $100 or more will be eligible for a Canadian tax receipt. Send cheques to:

First Avenue United Church Ottawa
C/O OCRA, 164 Glebe Avenue
Ottawa ON K1S 2C5

We will ensure they are delivered to the church.

Send us an email at for more information about financial pledges and tax receipts.

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Businesses small or large are welcome to donate financially or with in-kind support. Please contact us at We would be pleased to recognize your contributions on our facebook page.