29 Aug 2013
August 29, 2013

Thanking Ontario Gleaners

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Ontario Gleaners is a gem of an organization! They collect surplus produce which otherwise would go to waste and, with the help of amazing volunteers transform it into great tasting and highly nutritious soup mixes which can be transported easily …

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09 Aug 2013
August 9, 2013

“Let the Wild Rumpus Begin!”

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It’s universal – children love to play. Whether they are studying in a classroom or scavenging through a garbage dump, at the end of the day children need an outlet for their “wilder” side. Our Night Life program serves the …

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Through the faithful and caring service of IT Tender volunteers, a number of children living on the street and making life-changing decisions. Read more here.…

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26 Feb 2013
February 26, 2013

Degrading the Poor

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Just read some excellent reflections on John Coffey’s blog: http://johninthephils.blogspot.ca/2013/02/life-in-urban-poor-manila-inside-look.html

John writes: “It’s very easy to fall for stereotypes and generalize about their [people in poverty] experience from a few brief trips. Unfortunately it’s even easier to degrade their stories …

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