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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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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