Offers pour in from Manitobans willing to take in Ukrainian refugees
More than 700 people apply to host refugees with Ukrainian Canadian Congress in Manitoba
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As the number of people fleeing the war in Ukraine grows higher each day, Manitobans are coming out in droves to offer places to live.
The response has been so great that the Ukrainian Canadian Congress in Manitoba has paused its host registration process due to the overwhelming number of applications from people willing to host Ukrainian refugees.
Within three days, they received more than 700 applications — more than they ever would have expected, said Dmytro Malyk, who sits on the board of the Manitoba chapter of the congress.
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