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Things to Know

Free Winter Coat Giveaway for Kids
Feb 26 2024
Saturday, March 2nd, 2024, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mark your calendars! This Saturday, March 2nd, we're spreading warmth with a free coat giveaway event! From 9 AM to 12 PM, families are invited to join us for this special opportunity.
Get Involved: Opportunity to Serve on IRSA Board of Directors
Aug 18 2023
We are looking for expressions of interest
Immigrant & Refugee Services Association PEI is seeking expressions of interest from people who would like to serve on the Board of Directors.
An Urgent Appeal to Islanders: Host a Family from Ukraine
Feb 01 2023
More Ukrainians expected to arrive in PEI
We are appealing to Island residents to consider becoming hosts for Ukrainians fleeing the war in their country. With winter in full swing and much of the heating and water supply infrastructure no longer functional in Ukraine, many who thought they could stay in their country with the ongoing war are now forced to flee.
Islanders offering support to Ukrainian refugees
Mar 16 2022
Online signup form available now
IRSA has received numerous inquiries from people across the province looking to offer support to Ukrainians who may ultimately arrive in PEI as a direct result of the ongoing situation in Ukraine. We could not be more encouraged by the offers that we have been receiving from the public and are touched to see the outpouring of support.

Things to Do

Summerside Self-Defense Class for Youth
Saturday, March 2, 2024 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Join IRSA SUMMERSIDE for a Self-Defense Masterclass for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders! Equip your child with the skills to stay safe and confident in any situation!
Taxes in Canada Info Session
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 6:00 PM
SOLD OUT - Are you new to Canada? Learn about the benefits of doing your taxes this tax season. You may be eligible for benefits and credits that you were unaware of.
Afro-Caribbean Dance Workshop
Monday, February 26, 2024 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This beginner-friendly class promises to be nothing short of fun and engaging. You'll learn various Caribbean dance styles, rhythms, and music that will get you on your feet and moving to the beat. Don't miss out on this opportunity to enjoy a good time while becoming more confident in your dance moves!

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