Refugee Sponsorship Planning Group

The Beacon Refugee Planning Group currently consists of: Terry McComas, Carol Woodworth, Nancy Rupert, Lynne Rhead and Susan Millar, John Hagen and Meghan Sharir (from North Shore Unitarians), working with Reverend Debra Thorne.

Our goal is to prepare a plan for fundraising and settlement, in order to sponsor a refugee family.

If you are interested in joining the Fundraising Group, please contact Susan Millar (  If you are interested in joining the Settlement Group, please contact Nancy Rupert (

Some links:

          From Citizenship and Immigration Canada:
    From the CUC website:
    Handbook for sponsoring groups: