Speroway

THE SQUATTER FRINGE: SOMALIA

Notes from Ken Dick, Friday April 1, 2011: Somalia, El Salvador: This is the squatter area on the fringe of San Salvador.  We have visited this community twice before.  We know we will be working under tarpaulins in crude wood structures and we have been told there is a threat

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BACK TO BRING HOPE: EL CEDRO

Would you stand in line for hours for anything?  The people of El Cedro would, even as the morning heat and humidity started to intensify.  They were waiting in line outside the local school hoping to see a doctor or dentist, desiring nothing more than to care for themselves and

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MEDICAL TEAM HEADS FOR EL CEDRO

We arrived safely Saturday in San Salvador!
We were greeted with a taste of the hot and humid weather we will hopefully enjoy for the next week.  The Speroway Medical Team is looking forward to meeting the people of El Salvador.
In advance of our arrival, you try to describe to

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MEDICAL TEAM LEAVING FOR EL SALVADOR

This marks the third time that a Medical Team has travelled to El Salvador and the first one under the new banner “Speroway“. The team departs from Toronto tomorrow (March 26), destination San Salvador, El Salvador.  Once they land, the action begins.
There is the loading and unloading of bags,

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THANKSGIVING FOOD DROP: HAMILTON ON

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Saturday October 9, 2010
On Saturday October 9th, for third year in a row, FTC Canada, Marwan Hage and Hage’s Heroes, the Hamilton Tiger Cats

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PASTA AND SAUCE TO FEED THOUSANDS IN HAITI

April 6, 2010
Pasta, tomatoes and sauce en route to feed thousands in HaitiGuelph, Ontario – Tuesday, April 6, 2010 – Over the next two weeks $84,700 worth of donated product is being shipped on 4 containers out of FTC Canada’s Guelph based warehouse and bound for Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
The

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FTC CANADA FOOD DROP IN MONTREAL

March 1, 2010
Keltic Transportation Inc. teams up with the Hamilton Tiger Cats and FTC Canada in Montreal.
Guelph, Ontario – Monday, March 1, 2010 – For the second year in a row Keltic Transportation Inc. teamed up with Hamilton Tiger-Cat Offensive Lineman Marwan Hage and Guelph based not-for-profit FTC

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PORT PERRY 2/5K WALK-RUN RAISES $7500 FOR HAITI RELIEF

Updated Feb 3, 2010 A special FUNd run (JAN 30), organized by local Port Perry, ON residents has helped raise $7,500 for relief efforts in Haiti.  The funds will be directed to earthquake relief projects by FTC Canada through its partner agencies near Port-au-Prince.
Race organizer, Angela Connolly

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AQUADECO & UNISYNC DONATE TO HAITI RELIEF

January 28, 2010
Aquadeco Natural Spring Water and Unisync Group donate to Haiti relief. 

As a part of FTC Canada’s Haiti relief efforts, Aquadeco Natural Spring Water has generously donated over 65,000 bottles of water and Unisync Group has donated 12 skids of clothing to the children and

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NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH ORTHOTIC BUSINESSES TO HELP HAITI

January 28, 2010
The devastation in Haiti has impacted all of us in many different ways. The professionals at Milton Orthotic and Wellness Centre, in conjunction with Burlington Orthotic Centre and Mississauga Orthotic Centre have come together with FTC Canada to start a gently used shoe and bracing drive.

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