Speak and Savour!


(Centre for International Governance Innovation)

are partnering together

for an extraordinary fundraising event

“Speak and Savour”

DATE: Wednesday, June 6, 2018

TIME: Doors open and silent auction begins at 6:30pm

Join us for a 5-STAR evening of sharing:

♦stories through video vignettes

♦presentations by the award-winning Crossing Borders youth

♦Q and A panel with some of our courageous clients/international friends,

♦inspiring plenary guest speaker, Dr. Michael Stephenson, from Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre!

“Dr. Michael Stephenson opened Sanctuary Refugee Health Centre in April 2013 with little more than 6 patients and a dream. Today, Sanctuary boasts 10 paid staff and 22 volunteers, and provides primary health care to 2700+ refugees from 58 different countries.

While a physician himself, Dr. Mike believes that good health for refugees is a team effort, and Sanctuary’s team includes nurses, social workers, nutritionists, settlement workers, and translators. For his work with refugees, Dr. Mike has recently been awarded the Kitchener Mayor’s City Builder Award and the College of Physician and Surgeon of Ontario’s highest honour, the Council Award.”

A savoury reception will follow highlighting:

  • international desserts and various refreshments
  • opportunity to mingle with people whose lives are being changed through the help of MCRS
  • a first class silent auction (watch for previews of items)