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Reception House Waterloo Region is a community based organization which provides a warm welcome, programs and services to government assisted refugees (GARs) who settle in Waterloo Region.
Share a meal with families living in our temporary accommodation sites. Your family, group, or workplace is welcome to either prepare a meal, or order food to share. Dinners will typically take place on Thursday evenings. Our volunteer coordinator will notify you of # of clients living in the house, countries of origin, and dietary restrictions the Monday before the dinner so that you can plan your meal. We can accommodate other days of the week by request, provided we have staff available and families living in the house. If you meet a family that you connect well with, you are welcome to carry on volunteering with that family on an ongoing basis if they are interested.