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You’ll find info about upcoming local events and the latest news about the initiatives we support in Haiti & DR.

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The Haitian Women’s Federation in rural St. Marc, Haiti shares their vision for a sustainable economic development initiative in their community.

Updates & Upcoming Events

Trail & Ale Walk/Run 2021

Trail & Ale Walk/Run 2021

5/7K Run/Walk for Rayjon Saturday, September 25, 2021 Ready for a return to live events? So are we. For our 2nd annual Trail & Ale we're planning for live, with full virtual options. +D The live event will take place on Sarnia's Howard Watson Trail, with an after...

DeGroot’s/Rayjon Plant Sale (2021)

DeGroot’s/Rayjon Plant Sale (2021)

Where: DeGroot's Nurseries,1840 London Line, SarniaJoin us for the 13th annual DeGroot's/Rayjon plant sale.  UPDATE: WE ARE SOLD OUT! Thank you Sarnia-Lambton, and thank you DeGroot's Nurseries! WOW! We are once again offering dipladenias, a tropical wonder that...

Int’l Women’s Day and Art Contest Success!

Int’l Women’s Day and Art Contest Success!

International Women's Day 2021          #IWD2021 We would like to thank our fabulous community partners at Refined Fool & Burger Rebellion for hosting our IWD party. Even though the bulk of the action had to happen socially distanced (through takeout), we had a...

The Transforming Power of Breadfruit

The Transforming Power of Breadfruit

Rayjon is excited to announce an exciting new initiative in support of the grassroots Haitian Women’s Federation. The federation is made up of representatives from 7 different women’s associations from 7 villages in the rural St. Marc region of Haiti. They are 350+...

We Envision a World

We Envision a World

Since 1986 Rayjon has sought to eliminate inequalities, build relationships, and foster collaboration toward a more just world. We envision “A world in which people have an equal opportunity to thrive…” (Rayjon Vision). However, we recognize that in our world today...

Covid-19: At the intersection of fear and hope

Covid-19: At the intersection of fear and hope

Fear, Danger, Destruction: At a time of global and national crisis as Covid-19 continues to spread, Haitians are struggling with additional challenges that are hard for us to comprehend from the safety and comfort of Canada: rising gang violence, escalating political...

Our Stories

Behind every program there are real people, with real life stories of transformation and hope. You’ll find them here.