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It is with sadness and deep concern that we share the latest news from Haiti. Political unrest has continued to build throughout September, fueled in part by a gas shortage that has reached crisis proportions. However, even as shipments of fuel reached most areas of the country, the tension and violence have only increased.

“HAITI’S PROBLEMS ARE MUCH MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE.”

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Transformations Photojournalism Exhibit

Rayjon is so proud to be featured in the award-winning Transformations Photojournalism series (2019). Don't miss the full exhibit online!Transformations highlights intergenerational stories of local volunteer changemakers (from Sarnia and throughout Ontario) that make...

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Every $1 you donate to Rayjon in June via CanadaHelps counts as a ballot to help us win $10,000. Please donate today - we really appreciate your help! If you've been following our news updates about Haiti, you'll know that the past few months have been full of...

International Women’s Day 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019) we are focusing on the #BalanceforBetter theme. On March 6th, the Refined Fool Brewery in Sarnia hosted a charity takeover event (Bold Brews, Bold Women) to raise funds for women’s initiatives in Haiti....

DeGroots + Rayjon Annual Plant Sale (2019)

When: May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am – June 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm Where: DeGroot's Nurseries,1840 London Line, Sarnia Store hours are Friday 8-8, Saturday 8-6 & Sunday 9-4. All profits help support Rayjon’s Projects in Haiti & the Dominican Republic. This is a...

Dorcin was orphaned at a young age and had no other means of help. Through Rayjon he received support to attend elementary and secondary school. He struggled with academics in secondary school, so was offered the opportunity to participate in a pilot program offering vocational skills training. He learned about heavy equipment operation, and he is very proud to have (and show off) his certificate.  Now he wants to give back. Of the vocational program he says:

“IT WAS THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED FOR ME.”