ETFO Donations for Syrian Relief Efforts
ETFO has donated $80,000 for Syrian relief efforts, with locals across the province donating an additional $32,800.
ETFO donated an initial $55,000 to the Canadian Council of Refugees, Oxfam Canada, and the Canadian Red Cross. It also pledged to match ETFO local donations up to an additional $25,000, which was realized with local donations reaching $33,700. ETFO’s combined provincial and local donations currently total $113,700.
The funds will support international relief efforts and the settlement projects in place to welcome Syrian refugees to Canada.
ETFO members and others are encouraged to continue making individual donations and lending support to settlement programs in their communities.