MEDIA ADVISORY - Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees: Region of Waterloo recipients to be announced

WATERLOO, ON, May 9, 2016 /CNW/ - Regional Chair Ken Seiling, Mayors from across the Region of Waterloo, and Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship will join representatives from Community Foundations of Canada, The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation and the Waterloo Region Immigration Partnership for an announcement Tuesday, May 10th about the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees, in partnership with CN, Manulife and GM.


Tuesday, May 10, 2016


9:30 - 10:30 a.m.  EDT


Manulife Headquarters - Atrium, 500 King Street North, Waterloo

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

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


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