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Families needed in Kapuskasing area to host Ukrainian refugees

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A group called Kapuskasing and Area Supporting Ukrainian Families is looking for help. Member Trevor Russell says the group needs a few families to host Ukrainian refugees that are in Poland and want to move to Canada.

“We have a mother with a four and a half year old son, who is anxious, to be hosted,” he said. “Myroslava is the mother of a teenage daughter. She is living in Poland. She is looking to find a host as well. These are people that have reached out to me through various Facebook groups.”

Russell who has already hosted a family, says it’s not easy and requires a lot of commitment and hard work that is very rewarding.

Another member Jennifer Coghill says the group has started a Facebook page and you can find out more information how you can help there.

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“And you can post on there if you have things that you can donate,” she said. “If you wanted to make a donation to family or if you are willing to host a family. Many do want to come to Kap.”

Coghill says the Kapuskasing area is a great spot for the Ukrainians because of the mill and different mines that are available.

Here is a link to the group’s Facebook page.

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