A local group is helping out a Syrian refugee family.

The Safehaven Refugee Sponsorship Group held a fundraiser this weekend.

Spokesperson Gary Stevenson says the family comprises of a widowed mother with 4 children and her 2 parents. Stevenson says the family is living in a small garage in Turkey.

Stevenson says Safehaven working on other projects to help the family, including future public meetings to get more of the community involved.

More information can be found through the group’s Facebook page.