Legal council for young, lesbian, refugee Mom

I am raising funds for my friend: a young, lesbian, single parent who is a refugee claimant in Canada.  She and her daughter have been seeking refuge in Canada for the past few years and she is slowly building a beautiful community around her to support her and her daughter.
She is seeking refuge because it is not safe for her to live her life as a Queer person in her home country. Where she is from, homosexuals, by law, can face up to 10 years in prison, are targets for conversion rape, verbal and physical abuse, as well as homelessness.
As a refugee claimant she needs to present herself with council at a court hearing. The retainer fees quoted to her go from lowest at $3500 to highest at $5000 . Any funds raised here will go directly to her retainer fee for council and to support her and her daughter's living expenses as they go through this process.
I am not using my friend's name or picture in this campaign in respect for her safety and anonymity as she continues to seek refuge from her past situation.  Thank you for respecting her privacy and for considering helping out these wonderful souls building a new and beautiful life where they can be free.

Donations

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  • Beth Graham 
    • $20 
    • 14 d
  • Richard Lee 
    • $20 
    • 16 d
  • Graham Mothersill 
    • $150 
    • 17 d
  • Megan Gnanasihamany  
    • $20 
    • 19 d
  • Paul Blinov 
    • $50 
    • 20 d
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Organizer

Kristi Hansen 
Organizer
Edmonton, AB
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