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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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“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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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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El Salvador – Day 7: In the Shadow of the Volcano

Now today was something altogether different.  We drove for 55 kms, not to a rural village, but to quite a large town.  The municipality of Izalco, home to 70,000 people, is named after a nearby volcano.  Over 70% of the people here live in extreme poverty.  We parked and

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Share Day 2011: Concord Hospitality

On Thursday May 26, 2011 Speroway joined forces with Concord Hospitality in Canada, for Share Day 2011.
In our third year partnering with the Concord group, we provided Family Food Boxes and hygiene boxes – 400 of each – to families in Rexdale, ON thanks to the generous donations of Concord

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Maple Leaf Foods Donates Meat

Through our corporate partnership with Maple Leaf Foods, we have been able to direct 5500 lbs (11 skids) of meat product to several First Nations communities.
Our shipping partner dedicated to First Nations communities is Faith Charities of Ontario. Faith Charities is able to handle large quantity shipments and partners with

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