The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF), the Anglican Church of Canada’s agency for sustainable development, relief, refugees, and global justice has been providing relief to Syrian refugees throughout the Syrian crisis. Funds are sent through the ACT Alliance, a global alliance of churches focusing on development and humanitarian assistance. ACT, on the ground now in the affected areas, is providing food, water, shelter, health care, sanitation, education, and psychosocial support to over 300,000 refugees in Greece, Hungary, and Serbia. Warm clothes and bedding will be provided for the winter months. PWRDF continues to provide relief through ACT and the Canadian Foodgrains Bank (CFGB) to displaced people within Syria, and to refugees in Jordan and Lebanon through Refuge Egypt in Donations may be made in several ways:

On-line: go to

Donating through St. John’s: Please make cheques payable to St. John the Evangelist Church. Indicate that the donation is for the PWRDF Syria Response. Donations will be forwarded to the PWRDF.

By Phone: For credit card donations contact Jennifer Brown 1-866-308-7973

By Mail: Please make cheques payable to PWRDF Syria Response and send to:

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund,
The Anglican Church of Canada
80 Hayden Street, Toronto, ON  M4Y 3G2

The Government of Canada has announced it will match every eligible dollar donated by individual Canadians to registered Canadian charities in response to the impact of the conflict in Syria, up to $100 million, effective September 12 through December 31, 2015. For every dollar donated to PWRDF, the Canadian government will put one dollar into its Syria Emergency Anglicans in Canada are praying, acting, and giving to those affected by this refugee crisis.

Thank you for supporting PWRDF’s continuing work of providing relief to Syrian refugees.