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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:


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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...

2nd Annual Rayjon Family Curling Event a Huge Success

Wow! We couldn’t be more thrilled. The event was fabulous in every way! We are so thankful for the fun had, for the volunteers who worked behind the scenes to put it together, for the newbies who came out to learn, and for outpouring of support from this community....

24th Annual Rayjon Fall Fair Was Amazing

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all of the tireless volunteers who worked so hard to make our 24th annual Fall Fair such a huge success. From the dedicated bakers, to the tea room and BBQ volunteers, to the coordinators of special tables, to all...

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