Donate to Refugees

Are you looking for ways to support resettled refugees this holiday season? has conducted interviews with 16 refugee families in Victoria. During these interviews, resettled refugees shared information about their lives and created a wish list of items that will assist them with their settlement and future in Canada. provides community member’s a “structure” to respond directly to the specific needs of the resettled refugees in Victoria. Community members can visit, review the stories and pledge items to specific refugee families in Victoria.

For the past 11 years, has connected generous community members with individuals experiencing homelessness. is a new initiative this year. We hope you take the time to review the resettled refugee stories and consider donating items in need.

Monetary Donations

Donate immediately to our refugee sponsorship fund – ICA can provide tax receipts for those who contribute.


Do you have a rental unit available for resettled refugees? If so, please contact our Resettlement Assistance Program Housing Coordinator, Adam Yaghi, and

In-Kind Donations

Bring general, in-kind donations such as household items to the Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN). The Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria (ICA) and the Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative (WIN) are partnering to support refugee resettlement in Victoria, BC. In the last number of years WIN has been providing ICA with gift certificates under their Gift Certificate Program to support immigrants and refugees. We will continue this partnership as well as cooperate to ensure Syrian refugees are equipped with basic necessities.

Community members wanting to assist refugees by offering in-kind donations are encouraged to contact WIN to coordinate drop-off times and locations.

For any questions please contact WIN at:

Victoria Women in Need Community Cooperative
Donation Line: 250-480-4006 ext. 2

Donations accepted at
1803 Cook Street (housewares)
1107 North Park Street (clothing)

Furniture Donations ONLY accepted at
785 Pandora Avenue