On Tuesday, July 2nd, we loaded our second container of the year. The supplies and equipment in the container were being sent to a Community Health Centre in Ondo State, Nigeria. Along with the usual assortment of beds, exam tables, wheelchairs, walkers, there were also crutches and canes, 2 birthing beds and bassinets, an anaesthesia Read more about Loading for Nigeria[…]
On Saturday, May 25th, after many delays and unexpected changes, we were able to load our first container of the year, and our first container from our new location! Our partner in this venture was the Westside Community Church in Morden, who raised the funds to send the container. They were working alongside the Read more about Loading for Congo[…]
International Hope Canada Resumes Operations in New Warehouse after Explosion and Fire Winnipeg, MB – International Hope Canada (IHC) has resumed normal operations in a new warehouse space in Winnipeg. In October 2018 an explosion and fire in a warehouse space adjacent to IHC caused significant structural damage and the affected sections of the building, Read more about News Release – IHC Resumes Operations[…]
Please note that the May 14th container loading for Paraguay has been cancelled due to logistical difficulties. Thank you to all who planned to come out & help!
We are back in action at in a new Warehouse in Winnipeg. Our move in was a huge job. Physically moving what was salvageable after the explosion and fire was the easy part. Cleaning the soot, dust and masonry grit from hundreds of boxes of medical equipment and supplies was difficult, dirty and time-consuming. Read more about Back Up & Operating[…]
This evening IHC held its 2019 Annual General Meeting – amazing to realize that we were still in our original Warehouse space for last year’s AGM! Nine months ago and two moves later, we have finally resumed normal operations at our new Warehouse. After the usual AGM business and elections for new Board Members were Read more about IHC AGM[…]
IHC HAS A NEW HOME! We will need a couple of weeks to get all our rescued shelving and equipment cleaned and back in place and then we will finally be able to accept donations again. No news yet when we will have sufficient supplies for our first container, but hopefully with all our Read more about IHC has a New Home![…]
With the loss of our Warehouse in October, the IHC volunteers were left without an outlet for their (seemingly) endless energy. So while the IHC Executive works to find a new home, volunteers have arranged to meet twice monthly at the Army, Navy & Air Force (ANAVET) Legion on Empress Street. The first IHC Read more about IHC Coffee Wednesdays[…]
To all of IHC’s volunteers, partners and supporters, best wishes for a happy, healthy and safe 2019!