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What is Wilmot Responds?

Wilmot Responds is a community effort to raise funds, coordinate donations and offer support to private sponsorship groups in Wilmot township.

Rahma Abukhousa's Story

Meet Rahma Abukhousa, a local teen who spent years in a refugee camp before immigrating to Canada in 2010.

Wilmot Says Welcome

The people of Wilmot township came together to make a video and offer a warm welcome to our new friends and neighbours.

Latest News


New Hamburg's TD Canada Trust donates to Wilmot Responds

Generous staff and customers help raise money for Wilmot Responds, which will be used for a "Welcome to Wilmot" campaign.


Waterloo Region: Donated items for refugee families and sponsors


Some frustrations as the pace of refugee arrivals slows

Reports of the federal government's slow-down in processing times for bringing Syrian refugees to Canada starts to hit close to home.