Mystery in Zaragoza

by Tim Fallis
We landed in Zaragoza in good time and started setting up in the town square using the municipal offices. Dental, as usual, had come much earlier so they could be up and running by the time we arrived. It was immediately clear that Medical and Pharmacy were

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Pictures Tell The Story

by Tim Fallis
Tonight, as has become tradition on our day off, I’m posting a collection of photos from the past several days here in El Salvador.  You’ll see the team and the people we’ve met – and, of course, the beautiful children.  We’ll be back tomorrow with a full

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Helping Hands in Tepecoyo

by Tim Fallis

Today we left the hotel half an hour earlier than usual to avoid the incredibly congested streets of San Salvador that held us up on our first two clinic days.  Let’s just say that morning rush hour here is quite an adventure.  Once on the highway

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A Good Day in San José Villanueva

by Tim Fallis

Our three buses rolled into San José Villanueva at about 8:45 after a 40 minute drive and we began setting up in the local municipal offices.  There was one massive room for both Dental and Medical separated by a makeshift wall – lots of space but it

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El Salvador/13 – Day 3: Surprise at El Congo

by Tim Fallis

Wow – what a way to kick off our week of clinics here in El Salvador!  Despite all the planning and organizing of the past year and particularly the past 24 hours, nothing could have prepared us for today and our first clinic in El Congo.

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El Salvador – Day 2: Getting It All Together

by Tim Fallis
 
With our first clinic coming up tomorrow, today was all about getting ready – and it was an all day affair!  We were up early for a full team meeting after which we split into groups and started working through the daunting list of jobs we

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And We’re Back…

by Tim Fallis
It doesn’t feel like a year ago that we all gathered at Pearson Airport to embark on our last Speroway Medical/Dental Clinic trip to El Salvador.  But here we are again, back with an even bigger team of doctors, dentists, dental assistants, paramedics, nurses and other critical

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Back to El Salvador

By Tim Fallis
 
It’s that time again.  On November 2, another Speroway Medical/Dental team will leave for San Salvador and a week of clinics in some of the poorest communities in Central America.  Doctors, dentists, dental assistants, paramedics, nurses and a dedicated support group of civilian volunteers will mount

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6th annual food box drop in Hamilton

On Wednesday, October 9th, Speroway distributed 1,000 food boxes to families in need in Hamilton! We partnered with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and TiCats offensive lineman Marwan Hage and his community initiative, Hage’s Heroes. Fantastic volunteers helped distribute the boxes to individuals and families at the TiCats headquarters in downtown Hamilton.

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More than delivering food

By: Dave Wildsmith, Speroway Warehouse Staff
 
I always like visiting John. It’s an easy drive from Guelph to Hamilton, and despite the heavy lifting, it’s a great visit. I get to deliver food and other products to him weekly, which is wonderful, because he almost never has anything left

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Remembering to Give

Guest blog post from Marta LoFranco
 
It seems like a lifetime ago, when one night in Medellín, Colombia my missionary parents stopped our Jeep in the darkest part of the city, and went over to a cardboard box where two little children were huddled under a dirty piece of

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Mish Adventures – Week 3

By: Michelle, Camp Staff

 
The last week of camp seemed to fly by, with more fun times and theme days with the kids. Rainy days came but didn’t get us down! We brought the youth back for some more time hanging out, playing floor hockey and other games,

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