Media Advisory - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: Hamilton recipients to be announced on April 11

HAMILTON, ON, April 7, 2016 /CNW/ - Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger and Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will join representatives from Community Foundations of Canada, Hamilton Community Foundation, and Wesley Urban Ministries for an announcement Monday about the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees, in partnership with CN, Manulife and GM.


Monday, April 11, 2016


8:30 - 9:30 a.m.  EDT


Wesley Urban Ministries, 52 Catherine Street North


About Community Foundations of Canada

Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada's 191 community foundations which help Canadians invest in building strong and resilient places to live, work, and play. Community foundations contribute time, leadership and financial support to initiatives that benefit community most, directing grants and other investments towards everything from shelter, education, and care for those in need, to the arts, environment and recreation. To learn more visit

SOURCE Community Foundations of Canada

For further information: or to schedule interviews please contact: Community Foundations of Canada, David Venn, Director of Communications, Tel: +1 (613) 236-2664 ext. 302, Email:, Twitter:@CommFdnsCanada


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