MCC photo/Brenda Burkholder

December is right around the corner and Christmas catalogues are here! Former refugee and MCC's current Migration and Resettlement Program Coordinator, Maysoun Darweesh shares her story about how she came to Canada. Executive Coordinator, Darryl Loewen joins her to talk about a special gift they are both passionate about, giving the gift of education for refugees.


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MCC Staffer, Kyle Rudge speaks with Migration and Resettlement Program Director, Maysoun Darweesh and Executive Director, Darryl Loewen, about Christmas Giving gifts for refugees.


MCC's Christmas Giving Catalogues are an opportunity to choose seasonal gifts that change lives. For nearly 100 years MCC has shared God's love and compassion for all in the name of Christ. To browse the catalogue or place an order visit


Threads, formerly known as Word and Deed, was established in April 2007. It is a 15-minute radio program hosted by Kyle Rudge featuring the work of MCC in Manitoba and around the world. Threads broadcasts on CFAM AM 950, CHSM AM 1250 and CHRB AM 1220 at 8:45 am every fourth Sunday of the month. Visit to hear more podcasts from MCC Manitoba.a.

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