Donate, share our hashtag #walklikearefugee, talk about us, tell the media about us. You are our village. We can't do this without YOU.
We understand that people want to do what they can, and sometimes don't know exactly what that is, or how to do it. Here are a few of the ways you can get involved with Walk Like a Refugee and change some lives, including yours. No, seriously. Once you do something amazing, it feels so good, you just need to do more amazing things. And then you are more amazing than you already were when you started. It's f***in' awesome.
This is obviously our end goal. If you've got some money to spare, please give it to us. It will all go directly towards settling G and M in Toronto, close to their family members. Anything we fundraise above and beyond those needs will go to the very worthy and pretty much saintlike folks at Matthew House.
Talk about us
Tell everyone you know, and even people you don't know, about what we are doing. Seriously, just walk up to them in the street and say, "Hey, guess what this really super cool and very attractive family is doing for their refugee friends from Syria!" Spread the word! This is not only help us reach our fundraising goal, but it will help us feel less alone and more like we're reaching people and making a difference.
Write about us
If you're a member of the media, tell the story of this crazy Toronto family that's taking their kid on a walk to Niagara Falls to raise funds to reunite another family torn apart by war. Write about how cool Canadians are still working to help refugees as the war drags on and people are forgetting about the suffering of millions. Write about the 22.5 million refugees in the world. Write about donor fatigue and crisis fatigue. You need an angle to add to the story? Contact me (Elizabeth - firstname.lastname@example.org). I gots more.
Connect with us and connect us with your network
email me, connect with me (Elizabeth) on Twitter and Instagram say hi! Like us on Facebook. Invite me for drinks. Do you have friends? Introduce us to them! We need to meet new people who might be excited about and interested in what we're doing!
Walk with us
If we're passing through your neighbourhood, come out and walk with us for an hour, or two. We're fun, nice people. We can shoot videos and sing songs, or, you know, whatever. Join us. We'd love to say hi.
...There will be more ways you can help and get involved. Stay tuned, friends!..