To all of IHC’s volunteers, partners and supporters, best wishes for a happy, healthy and safe 2018!
On this last day of 2017, thank you to all our volunteers, partners and supporters for their continuing support and hard work this year. IHC is not an organization, it is an idea made real by our volunteers week in and week out, by our partners who have made the decision to be the change Read more about Thank You[…]
Yesterday was IHC’s annual Christmas Get-together for volunteers and it was definitely the social event of the year. It may have been cold outside (and it was!) but inside it was warm and filled with friends, laughter and wonderful food! Whether it is sorting through donated goods, loading a container or enjoying a party, IHC Read more about IHC Christmas Party[…]
In Flanders Fields by John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved, and Read more about Lest We Forget[…]
Just a quick note to say that the August 19th container load has been cancelled due to logistical difficulties. Thank you to all who planned to come out & help. Enjoy your weekend!
A forty-foot container was loaded on July 15, 2017 with medical supplies and equipment bound for Puntland in northern Somalia. Our partners in this shipment are the Winnipeg Islamic Centre Mission. The supplies will be used at the Garoowe General Hospital and the Agaram Health Centre. The container will be shipped to Abu Dhabi Read more about Loading for Somalia[…]
In honour of Canada’s 150th Birthday, the IHC Warehouse will be closed on Saturday, July 1st. We wish everyone a happy, safe and enjoyable long weekend!
IHC’s annual spring bbq was held on June 10th and was a great success. The weather was great, the food even better and the company was the best! Thank you to everyone who brought food and helped with the set-up and tear-down. Like all things IHC, we couldn’t do it without our volunteers.
Janice and Linda teamed to organize the container Ogun, Nigeria in partnership with the Nigerian Association for Young Adults of Canada Inc. They both provided short reports on the loading. As stated in the application, “the supplies would be delivered to Ogun State General Hospital where they would be distributed to various departments based Read more about Loading for Nigeria[…]
This is a reminder of our Annual General Meeting. It will be held next week, Thursday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m. Because of the challenges of attracting new Board members to IHC, we are looking at amending the present by-laws. Under consideration is a motion to make adjustments for 1 year term positions of the Read more about 2017 AGM[…]