Thank you Thunder Bay
The Thunder Bay Masjid would like to thank all those who came out or contributed in anyway to the Rohingya Fundraiser this past Saturday. Together as a community we raised $16,000. This amount will be matched by the Government of Canada for a grand total of $32,000 for Rohingya refugees.
From August 25-November 28, the Government of Canada will match every dollar Canadians donate to help the Rohingya refugee crisis. Join us in doing our part.
Saturday, November 25 at 7 PM – 9 PM @
Lakehead University Faculty Lounge
WE HAVE TWO OUT OF TOWN GUESTS JOINING US:
Saima is one of Calgary most active community organizer, social activist, humanitarian, and volunteer, currently serving as the Social Capital Tournament Coordinator for the Calgary Centre for Global Community. She will share her experience and stories of asylum seekers she met whilst visting refugee camps in Bangladesh this past month.
Washim Ahmed – Barrister & Solicitor
Washim is a Toronto-based lawyer, managing partner of OWS Law & spokesperson for the Canadian Rohingya Development Initiative. Washim will speak about the Rohingya crisis from a political & advocacy angle.
Ticket price includes dinner.