Posts Tagged: Fundraising


Forget about fake news; we’re grateful to the Goldstream Gazette for more good news about the WRSG on the front page here.

Online Art Sale (Updated June 2017)

Since January, Rebecca Barnard‘s led amazing painting workshops using different media — watercolour, acrylic, and mixed media. She donated some colourful original artwork for sale – but they’re now all gone.


January PaintIns were a great success, and the February 7th session is already fully booked. However, there’s still space for you on February 10th (watercolours) and on March 7th or 10th (mixed media). Did you miss the January sessions? Here are photos: For more information, see the Home page.

PaintIn! Fundraiser

Release your inner artist in 2017 at one of the Westshore Refugee Sponsorship Group’s PaintIns, led by Rebecca Barnard. For full details on this exciting initiative, see the poster, and register early, as space is limited!

News from the WRSG – September 2016

Great News! We have raised enough money to be matched with a refugee family. We now know who our family will be. Fundraising continues, with an amount of $14,000 still needed to meet our requirement to support the family for one year in the Private Sponsorship program. If you would like to provide financial support, see here. Two… Read more »

Tickets – Late Sales

Ticket Sales – Read On With the event less than two days away, regular ticket sales are closed. We have 65 guests coming, but a few more can be accommodated, and we are taking names for extra sales. Click here, insert answers, and send to be added to the list; we’ll respond as quickly as possible. You’ll then have a… Read more »

Door Prize: Day Sail on Canadian Patrol Frigate

Four spots on a day sail are available in support of Saturday’s fundraiser gala with The Ladies of Jazz and Gospel, courtesy of the Commander of the Royal Canadian Navy’s Maritime Forces Pacific. These may not be auctioned, and will be used as door prize(s). Conditions apply: The day sail will be on a Canadian Patrol Frigate on September 9,… Read more »

Fundraising Update

The fundraising target has been revised downwards, although the budget remains $45,000. In addition, our Sponsorship Agreement Holder – now the Anglican Diocese of British Columbia – requires that we reach 50% of our fundraising target before applying to be matched with a family. As the thermometer on the Home page shows, we’re getting close. Let’s surpass that… Read more »