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Hope for the Holidays: A Canadian-Syrian Fundraiser

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Ralph Thornton Community Centre

765 Queen St. East

Toronto, ON M4M 1H3

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FOOD, MUSIC and CULTURE for the HOLIDAY SEASON – PLEASE JOIN US

Enjoy the tastes and sounds of Syria at an elegant, fun and inspirational night, hosted at the Ralph Thornton Community Centre at 765 Queen St. East. Beautiful live music with an authentic Syrian singer and guitarist, dabke dancers, catering by a chef at the CN Tower restaurant and amazing home cooking by Syrian newcomer families.

It's a family-friendly event, and a wonderful opportunity for Canadians new and old to celebrate the beautiful Syrian culture that has made a welcome home here in Toronto.

The details

  • Time: December 15, 2016 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm
  • Place: Ralph Thornton Community Centre at 765 Queen St. East., near Queen and Broadview

How much?

  • $50 per person
  • $0 (free) for volunteers and children

And if you're thinking of taking part in the 50/50 draw, bring cash!

Event highlights

Live performances by Leen, a singer of traditional Syrian music, accompanied by Nasim Misrabi on guitar
An exhibit of beautiful photography by Syrian photographers
Inspirational speeches by Syrian Canadians who have rebuilt their lives in Canada
The best of Syrian, Turkish, Persian and Sri Lankan cuisine
Jewellery and other donated artisan goods from local stores

Why we're doing this now

The Syrian civil war and its horrible aftermath continues - creating lasting pain and despair for those who struggle to survive in its wake. If you have ever wanted to make a positive difference in the lives of a Syrian family, this is your chance. Through a night of music, culture and delicious food, we aim to raise enough money to bring a deserving Syrian family to Canada.

Who we're supporting

A Syrian family trapped in Ghana: https://www.youcaring.com/sahelandkhuloud-905146

Who we are

Volunteers associated with Community Matters Toronto, a registered charity that helps newcomers settle in St James Toronto: www.facebook.com/SyrianSanctuary

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Ralph Thornton Community Centre

765 Queen St. East

Toronto, ON M4M 1H3

Canada

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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