Reuniting families in Saskatoon

Reuniting families is a growing part of Nest’s refugee work. Of the nine refugee sponsorships we have underway, seven have relatives or friends waiting for them in Saskatoon. The families are from Syria, Iraq and Sudan. The Sattouf family is one of them. The family of eight arrived in Saskatoon in February 2016 as part of the Canadian government’s program to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees. A few months after … Continue reading Reuniting families in Saskatoon

Look who is coming:

Sara and her daughter Siye (left), refugees from Eritrea, arrived in Saskatoon in May 2017. They are greeted at the airport by Nest members Ebtsam, Zainab, Nancy and Linda. Nest is looking forward to welcoming more refugee families, including: A Sudanese family of four in Cairo. The family, whose sponsorship application was approved in April 2017, now have their flight to Saskatoon. They arrive March 26. … Continue reading Look who is coming:

Nest Supper and Silent Auction sold out!

Our Nest Supper and Silent Auction on March 10 is sold out!  Those who have tickets will enjoy wonderful Middle Eastern cuisine prepared by head chefs and Nest members Noor Obada and Ebtsam Elsheikh. The event, a fundraiser for Nest, takes place at St. George’s Anglican Church Hall,  624 Avenue I South. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.  Supper at 6:15 p.m. If you missed getting … Continue reading Nest Supper and Silent Auction sold out!

Garden Tour 2018

The popular Nest Secret Garden Tour returns on Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets will be on sale in June! The self-guided tour, now in its ninth year, is a wonderful source of inspiration for green thumb and landscape enthusiasts. Tickets are limited. There are eight gardens in this year’s tour. Each year, local photographer Ken Tickner donates a photograph … Continue reading Garden Tour 2018

Help bring these refugees!

Nest is fundraising to bring four more refugee families to the city, including Musa and Rabia along with their newborn daughter (pictured). The couple are refugees from Darfur, Sudan. Other families we want to sponsor include a Pakistani Christian family of four in Thailand, a Syrian family of six in Lebanon and a Syrian family of four in Jordan. We plan to sponsor these families … Continue reading Help bring these refugees!