Support immigrants, refugees, and newcomers in Canada.
Leaving your entire life behind and starting fresh in a new country is one of the hardest things one can experience. All newcomers face challenges, whether it’s learning how to navigate a new city, learning a new language, accessing healthcare or education in a new country, or simply finding a sense of belonging and community. For some, including many refugees, there is no turning back, and sometimes at the end of their journey, they may find themselves isolated with minimal support.
You can help newcomers to Canada feel at home. The Welcoming New Canadians Fund supports charities providing accommodation, language classes, assistance with job searching, legal support, and other services to those starting their life in Canada.
Your gift can help newly arrived refugees secure housing and employment, navigate the legal system, access counselling and health services in their new communities, and more. For others, your gift can mean all the difference, helping newcomers of all kinds access the support and services they need to find a sense of comfort and community in their new home.
Your donation will be pooled with gifts of others like you to help achieve wide-reaching effects and make a real impact. Donate today and help those in need. Plus, get an official charitable tax receipt to qualify for tax credits!
What makes up the Welcome to Canada Fund?
The CanadaHelps Welcome to Canada Fund includes more than 120 registered charities that are helping immigrants, refugees, and other newcomers to Canada.
The charities in this Fund are selected through an algorithmic approach, taking the charity’s area of focus, mission, and description into account.
To ensure donations reach charities easily and efficiently, charities must be one of the more than 20,000 charities registered to receive funds electronically from CanadaHelps. Funds will be transferred quarterly, subject to a minimum of $10 per charity.
We regularly update the list of charities in this Fund. To see the latest list of charities included in this Fund, please download the list here.
Why donate to a Fund on CanadaHelps?
Join others to support charities making a difference!
Your donation goes to trusted, registered charities. You get a tax receipt too, which can help reduce your taxes.
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