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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HAGE’S HEROES

Learn how Hage’s Heros and Speroway team up to deliver food to Hamilton’s disadvantaged families. Excerpt below from Ticats newsletter. ticats.ca
 

The premise of this program is to leave a lasting impression in the community of Hamilton through the efforts of Ticats All-Star Centre Marwan Hage.
The program

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Partner Profile – The Angel Project

By Ken Dick, Speroway President
 

I discovered The Angel Project when I read an article featuring the founder, Lisette Kingo, in a local magazine. The Angel Project endeavours to benefit long-term complex care patients at various Ontario hospitals. This program assists patients who have been hospitalized for 10 or

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Partner Profile – First Nations School of Toronto

By Ken Dick, Speroway President
 
Serving First Nations communities has been a part of Speroway’s mandate for many years. This past summer was the 6th year that we hosted day camps for children living in Northern Ontario’s remote reserves. We have also provided bunk beds for children and families

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We Love Volunteers!

“Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.”
― Sherry Anderson
We appreciate our many volunteers that help us open mail, sort donations, pack boxes and more. We also have a very special group of ladies that donate their time to help us process receipts, who we

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El Salvador – Day 8: Somalia No More

We conducted our final clinic in what we had always known as Somalia.  It’s a massive tract of land in the middle of San Salvador and home to the largest, most deplorable slum in the country.  The conditions are unspeakable – cardboard, plastic or tin homes, dirt floors, open cooking

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