international hope events


Our 2018 events calendar is a work-in-progress - please check back regularly

2018
Sep 26 planned container loading - Congo new IHC Warehouse
Sep 5 planned container loading - Nigeria new IHC Warehouse
Aug 15 planned container loading - Paraguay new IHC Warehouse
Jul 21 container loading cancelled due to relocation
Jun 23 container loading - Ukraine old IHC Warehouse
Jun 9 IHC Summer Volunteer Barbeque
May 26 container loading - Nigeria old IHC Warehouse
Apr 21 container loading - Cambodia old IHC Warehouse
Apr 12 IHC Annual General Meeting old IHC Warehouse

2017
Dec 9 IHC Volunteer Christmas Lunch
Oct 14 container loading - Benin IHC Warehouse
Sep 16 container loading - English Guyana IHC Warehouse
Aug 19 container loading - Nigeria - cancelled (logistical difficulties)
Jul 15 container loading - Somalia IHC Warehouse
Jun 24 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Jun 3 container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Jun 10 IHC Summer Volunteer Barbeque
May 6 container loading - El Salvador IHC Warehouse
Apr 8 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Mar 16 IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse

2016
Dec 10 IHC Volunteer Christmas Lunch
Sep 17 container loading - Ghana IHC Warehouse
Aug 27 container loading - Philippines IHC Warehouse
Aug 6 container loading - Paraguay IHC Warehouse
Jul 9 container loading - Somalia IHC Warehouse
Jun 25 IHC 15th Anniversary Party
Jun 11 container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
May 14 container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
Apr 15 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Mar IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse

2015
Dec IHC Volunteer Christmas Lunch
Oct container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Sep container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Aug container loading - Ghana IHC Warehouse
Jul container loading - Congo IHC Warehouse
Jun container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
May container loading - Ghana IHC Warehouse
Apr container loading - Ecuador IHC Warehouse
Apr container loading - Sierra Leone IHC Warehouse
Mar IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse

2014
Dec 10 pallet loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Dec 6 IHC Volunteer Christmas Lunch
Oct 18 container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
Sep 27 container loading - Zambia IHC Warehouse
Sep 6 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Aug 16 crate packing - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Aug 16 container loading - Liberia IHC Warehouse
Jul 19 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Jul 3 pallet loading - Sierra Leone IHC Warehouse
Jun 14 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
May 17 container loading - Philippines IHC Warehouse
Apr 2 pallett loading - South Sudan IHC Warehouse
Mar 14 IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse

2013
Dec IHC Volunteer Christmas Lunch
Oct container loading - Guinée IHC Warehouse
Oct container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
Aug container loading - Philippines IHC Warehouse
Jul crate packing - Nicarauga IHC Warehouse
Jun container loading - Nicarauga IHC Warehouse
May container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
Apr container loading - Senegal IHC Warehouse
Mar IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse
Feb crate packing - Fiji IHC Warehouse
Jan contributions to CLWR container - Syria IHC Warehouse

2012
Dec 8 IHC Volunteer Christmas Lunch
Oct 27 container loading - Burundi IHC Warehouse
Oct 13 container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
Sep contributions to CLWR container - Mauritania IHC Warehouse
Jul 28 container loading - Yemen IHC Warehouse
Jul 14 container loading - Zambia IHC Warehouse
Jun 9 container loading - Peru IHC Warehouse
Mar 31 container loading - Sierra Leone IHC Warehouse
Mar 8 IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse

2011
Dec 9 IHC Volunteer Christmas Potluck
Oct 1 container loading - Phillippines IHC Warehouse
Sep 21 container loading - Ecuador IHC Warehouse
Sep 10 container loading - Bolivia IHC Warehouse
Aug 27 container loading - Guatemala IHC Warehouse
Jul 9 container loading - Uganda IHC Warehouse
Jun 15 contributions to CLWR container - South Africa IHC Warehouse
Jun container loading - Cambodia IHC Warehouse
Apr 28 IHC's 10th Anniversary Event
Apr 16 container loading - Cameroon IHC Warehouse
Mar 10 IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse
Jan pallet packing - Haiti IHC Warehouse
Jan contributions to CLWR container - Haiti IHC Warehouse

2010
Dec 16 IHC Volunteer Christmas Potluck
Oct container loading - Philippines IHC Warehouse
Sep container loading - Ecuador IHC Warehouse
Sep contributions to CLWR container - Tanzania IHC Warehouse
Sep container loading - Zimbabwe IHC Warehouse
Aug crate packing - Peru IHC Warehouse
Aug container loading - Ecuador IHC Warehouse
Aug container loading - Jamaica IHC Warehouse
Jul 10 container loading - Sierra Leone IHC Warehouse
Jun 25 IHC Spring Volunteer Wind-up
Jun 5 container loading - South Sudan IHC Warehouse
May 4 container loading - Zimbabwe IHC Warehouse
Apr 24 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Mar 11 IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse
Feb pallet packing - Nicaragua IHC Warehouse

2009
Dec 4 IHC Members' Christmas Party
Oct 24 container loading - Haiti IHC Warehouse
Sep 5 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Aug 15 container loading - Philippines IHC Warehouse
Jun 18 IHC Spring Volunteer Windup
May contributions to MCC container - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Apr 25 container loading - Zambia IHC Warehouse
Mar 19 IHC Annual General Meeting IHC Warehouse

2008
Nov container loading - Malawi IHC Warehouse
Oct container loading - Romania (redirected from Ukraine) IHC Warehouse
Sep container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Aug 31 container loading - Uganda IHC Warehouse
May 26 container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Apr 19 container loading - Philippines IHC Warehouse
Apr 3 container loading - Rwanda IHC Warehouse
Mar 6 IHC Annual General Meeting Westminster United Church
Phyllis Reader, one of the founders of IHC, spoke about her recent surgical missions to Peru.
Mar container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse

2007
Nov container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Nov pallet packing - Haiti IHC Warehouse
Nov 1 IHC Volunteer & Partner Appreciation Night
Oct container loading - Ethiopia IHC Warehouse
Sep 23 container loading - Jamaica IHC Warehouse
Aug 27 container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Jul crate packing - Haiti IHC Warehouse
Jun 23 St Vincents & Grenadines Container Fundraiser Carribbean Cultural Centre
May 19 container loading - Nigeria IHC Warehouse
Apr 22 Jamaica Container Fundraiser
Mar 15 IHC Annual General Meeting Westminster United Church
IHC Members Herb and Iris Newman spoke on their work with Project Africa in Zambia.

2006
Dec container loading - Uganda IHC Warehouse
Oct container loading - Uganda IHC Warehouse
Jun 10 St Vincents & Grenadines Fundraiser All Saints Anglican Church
Jun 3 container loading - Haiti IHC Warehouse
Spring container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Apr container loading - Africa IHC Warehouse
Mar 2 IHC Annual General Meeting Westminster United Church
Dr Ahmed Farooq spoke on this travel to Kashmir following the Oct 8, 2005 earthquake.

2005
Dec container loading - Zambia IHC Warehouse
Oct container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Oct container loading - St Vincent & Grenadines IHC Warehouse
Feb container loading - St Vincent & Grenadines IHC Warehouse
Mar 3 IHC Annual General Meeting Westminster United Church
Sylvia Dolynchuk spoke on her trip to the Ukraine & Dr Cheryl Simmonds reported on IHC contributions to Uganda.

2004
Nov 18 IHC Fundraising Book Launch - Dancing Backwards Westminster United Church
Co-authored by Senator Sharon Carstairs and Winnipeg-writer Tim Higgins, this ground-breaking book combines profiles of all Canada's female political firsts with a comprehensive analysis of the cultural milieu in which their accomplishments occurred. Sharon Carstairs has an insider's knowledge ( and one national bestseller under her belt), while Higgins has a remarkable feel for cultural nuances thanks to years of writing for theatre and film.
Jul container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse
Apr crate packing - St Vincents & Grenadines IHC Warehouse

2003
Nov 11 IHC Fundraising Concert - Sisters of the Holy Rock Westminster United Church
The Sisters of the Holy Rock formed in the fall of 1993 with 24 members from Grey Street United Church and St Bernadette Roman Catholic Parish. The Sisters are an ecumenical Christian entertainment group. Now 60 in number, they contribute to the musical and spiritual environment to the communities for whom they perform. The Sisters of the Holy Rock is a "not-for-profit" organization sustained by the dedicated volunteerism of its members and families. The "Sisters" are noted as "talented and teasing, serious and silly, faithful and frolicking, holy and hilarious" and now present their own "Sister Act" show. Since 1993, the Sisters of the Holy Rock have performed over 500 concerts entertaining over 200,000 people. They have helped numerous churches and charitable organizations raising nearly 1.5 million dollars through their performances. They have also contributed over $75,000 from their honorariums, to some 150 charities. They have also performed in the US and continue to be the most sought after entertainment groups in Manitoba.
Sep crate packing - St Vincent & Grenadines IHC Warehouse
Jul container loading - Ukraine IHC Warehouse

2002
Nov 19 Mbale, Uganda Fundraiser First Unitarian Universalist Church
Nov 2 IHC's First Open House IHC Warehouse
May 2 IHC Fundraising Concert - Steve Bell Westminster United Church
Steve Bell is among Canada's best-known musicians and a winner of A GMA Canada Covenant Award, a two-time Juno winner, three-time Prairie Music Award winner and three-time Vibe/Shai Award winner. His most recent album is entitled Waiting for Aidan