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Welcome to AURA

AURA is a Canadian charitable organization assisting in the sponsorship and resettlement of refugees. Our mission is to provide support and expertise to groups involved in refugee sponsorship and resettlement.  

Are you looking for information about Refugee Sponsorship?



Since the arrival of thousands of "Boat People" fleeing the turmoil of Southeast Asia in the 1970's over 200,000 refugees have resettled in Canada. AURA is a Canadian charitable organization assisting in the sponsorship and resettlement of refugees since 1985 by providing support and expertise to groups involved in refugee sponsorship.
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Are you a Refugee Sponsor looking for information or tools?



AURA is currently working with nearly 500 refugee sponsr volunteers who put in over 45,000 hours of time every year helping refugees. AURA has developed many many resources to support refugee sponsors, including: Sponsorship Handbook, Settlement Plan, Sponsorship Budget , and Resources Section.
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Are you someone who cars about Refugees and wants to help?



There are many ways caring people can get involved with AURA in order to help refugees, this includes: Become a Donor, Join the 2019 Ride for Refuge, Become a Refugee Sponsor, or Become an AURA Volunteer. It is only through YOUR generous contributions and support can refugees begin their Canadian lives through AURA.
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  • 2723 St. Clair Avenue East
    Toronto, ON M4B 1M8
  • (416) 588-1612
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