JOIN children & youth creating handmade WELCOME CARDS for 25,000 expected refugees
Invite your school class, faith community or host a Welcome Card making party with your friends! These one-of-a-kind handmade Welcome Cards will add warmth to thousands of newcomer children’s first experiences in their new home, Canada!
MAIL your Welcome Card to your local Member of Parliament to support Canada’s refugee efforts. No postage required. (House of Commons, Ottawa, ON, K1A 0A6) Click here to find your local MP’s name by your home postal code.
Here are some IDEAS kids are including in their cards:
- first name / school grade
- sports / hobbies / seasons they enjoy
- hand-drawn map of their province or Canada
- drawing of children playing
- warm wishes of welcome
- teen youth may prefer to write a Welcome Letter
TOGETHER let’s create a beautifully welcoming Canadian culture!!