Catholic efforts see $3.75 million in matching funds slated for Syria

The Catholic Register published an article by Michael Swan on April 6, 2016 dealing with the Catholic work in raising $3.75 million in matching funds dedicated to helping Syrian refugees. Three Catholic agencies with projects in Syria and throughout the Middle East raised nearly $3.75 million for Syria before the Feb. 29 deadline set by the federal government. The three agencies are Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace, Catholic Near East Welfare Association and  Aid to the Church in Need. Development and Peace raised $2.4 million, Catholic Near East Welfare Association — Canada raised $925,051.37, while Aid to the Church In Need — Canada came up with $440,326.59. The federal government matches funds raised by eligible agencies and the agencies apply for grants to help in the crisis.

Please read the full article from the Catholic Register: Catholic efforts

You may also read it from our site: Matching funds

Your comments are welcome: Catholic Refugee Sponsors’ Council



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