Little Aylan Kurdi of Syria has been laid to rest in his war-torn home of Kobani alongside his brother and mother as his death continues to send shockwaves through the world. We can connect with this child by his name and a face, however, there have been many more children who have died the very same way while fleeing the war torn country of Syria without any acknowledgement. This is an international issue of humanity and one that needs to be addressed in everyway possible by people throughout the world.
The Primates World Relief and Development fund, through the Anglican Church of Canada is a sponsor for refugees. Donations can be made through St. Paul’s Anglican in Newmarket. Donations are tax deductible. Cheques, money order or cash donations (marked with donors name and address) payable to St. Paul’s Anglican and marked Syrian refugees will be accepted and forwarded onto the Primates World Relief and Development Fund. You can email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will then coordinate your donation – we also accept Visa and MasterCard (over the phone) as contribution methods.
If you are unable to contribute financially you can also pray for the families fleeing this horrendous war. The luxury of living in Canada makes it seemingly incomprehensible that a person can be forced to leave their home (forever) with just the clothes on their back. Can you imagine how you would cope if you were faced with such a horrific situation – and even worse if your child had to suffer through the same life threatening experience.
Please help us, help others. Help save a child from further harm.
The cost of sponsoring a refugee family for a year which is the time it takes to become independent is $20,000.00. Many people working together can make this happen.
For more information on the Primates World Relief and Development Fund visit this blog post.