Mish Adventures – Week 2

By: Michelle, Camp Staff
 
Last week was our first week of what we’ve called “kids camp” with our 7-11 year olds. It has been a blast, with Wacky Day, Happy Birthday Day, and Olympic Day as some themes. The kids come off the bus every morning to a snack

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Mish Adventures – Week 1

By: Karen, Mish Adventures Coordinator
 
After 24 hours of driving with stops in New Liskeard and Thunder Bay, we (all 18 of us) arrived in Mishkeegogamang on Sunday, July 7. We were greeted by so many friends who were anxious for us to get up here and spend the

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Mish Adventures – Junior Leadership Week

By: Karen, Mish Adventures Coordinator
 
Three staff and 10 youth from Mishkeegogmang Reserve arrived at Muskoka Woods on Sunday, June 30 for a week of fun and leadership training. It took a couple of days for us to get to know each other and develop a safe and fun community

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Concord Share Day 2013

Last week, Concord Hospitality had their 5th annual Share Day where employees volunteered to distribute food and hygiene boxes in 8 cities throughout North America.
Once again, Speroway and Concord joined forces to distribute food boxes in the Toronto area. In just one day, 400 food boxes and 400 hygiene

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Local Food Drives

By: David Peck, Vice President
 
Poverty. Food security. At-risk communities. All phrases one would normally think about if you were visiting a country in the Global South. The truth is they are also realities here in Canada. Check the numbers and you’ll see that many families are in need

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El Salvador with Marwan Hage, Part 2

By: Ken Dick, President
 
Another major highlight was our trip to Remar, an orphanage that is home to over 80 children. This was not Speroway’ first visit to Remar, a place where we have provided medical and dental care to the orphans and the surrounding community on three previous

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El Salvador with Marwan Hage, Part 1

By: Ken Dick, President
 
On the morning of April 10th, four of us headed to Toronto airport to board a plane to San Salvador, El Salvador’s capital city. Even though I travel a lot, this trip was a unique event for me because I rarely travel with a professional

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Sandy’s return to Haiti continued…

Speroway staff member, Sandy Rumford, re-visited Haiti with a dental team to care for people at the Mission of Hope. Here is the rest of her story:
 

“It was thrilling to see the fully-functional and fully-furnished dental room at the main MOH campus – thanks to Speroway donations!

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Sandy’s return to Haiti

Speroway staff member, Sandy Rumford, has a close connection with Haiti. In 2009, Sandy, her husband Grant and their four children, sold their home, packed up their belongings and moved to Haiti to work at the Mission of Hope medical clinic for one year. In that one year, their lives

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“Gracias” from El Salvador!

By: Ken Dick, President
 
Returning to El Salvador is always uplifting – lots of sunshine and hot days. Just over two months ago we were here with our Medical/Dental Team where over an eight-day period, we treated almost 5,000 patients in our clinics. But, this country is a country of

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Food Boxes & Toys Deliver Smiles!

At Speroway, we work with various organizations to help people in all walks of life. We realize that people’s needs are being met in communities all over our great nation through social service agencies, churches, corporate charitable events, and more. Speroway knows that we will impact the most people with

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Gleaners Give Soup!

The Ontario Gleaners is a completely volunteer driven organization in Cambridge, Ontario that makes 30,000 servings of soup mix each day that is internationally distributed to the hungry. Speroway is delighted to be a long-standing partner with them! Recently Starr, a Speroway staff member, was able to visit them, and

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