Articles Archives - The Rhema Foundation Canada

New Contest: “#TechForGood” Explores How Technology is Changing the Way We Give Back

Posted: February 3rd, 2018 in Articles

Technology and Giving It is obvious to many that smart technology has changed many aspects of our everyday lives, but few have considered the relationship between technology and giving. Indeed, many non-profits are quickly beginning to realize that keeping pace with current technology is not only necessary, but also instrumental to achieving their goals.  The Rhema Foundation Canada is keenly aware of this shifting landscape and is always on the lookout for ways to leverage …

On a Cold Winter’s Night: Helping to Support Toronto’s Homeless

Posted: January 24th, 2018 in Articles

On December 28th, 2017, Toronto broke a 57-year-old record as the temperature plummeted to a frigid -22 C. For many, this bone-chilling day was spent indoors, where it was easy to stay warm and cozy. However, for Toronto’s homeless, this day – like many other days this winter – was spent outside. While the city scrambled to open emergency shelters, many on the streets struggled to simply stay warm. “Project Winter Survival” In an effort …

The Season of Giving: Our Partnerships With CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish & Toys for Tots

Posted: November 21st, 2017 in Articles

With December just around the corner, parents across Toronto are frantically hunting down the latest toys to hide under their carefully decorated Christmas trees. However, for many children in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), finding a new toy on Christmas morning is no guarantee. In order to make sure every child has a chance to enjoy a wonderful Christmas experience, The Rhema Foundation Canada has once again teamed up with CP24 CHUM Christmas Wish and Toys …

Island in the Sun: Exploration of Jamaica’s Healthcare System

Posted: November 19th, 2017 in Articles

Earlier this year, The Rhema Foundation Canada travelled halfway around the word to Kampala, Uganda, to better understand the state of the country’s healthcare system and how its shortcomings affect the lives of everyday people. As the team discovered, many of these shortcomings are not unique to Uganda alone. As a result, the team initiated a similar trip to the Caribbean to assess the state of Jamaica’s healthcare system. On October 10th, 2017, the Foundation’s Chairman and Executive Director …

Kampala Here We Come: The Final Days

Posted: September 9th, 2017 in Articles

This past July, the Rhema Foundation Canada team embarked on a medical humanitarian trip to Kampala, Uganda that opened their eyes to the state of the country’s strained healthcare system. From the understaffed clinics, to the dilapidated schoolhouses, the team saw many opportunities for support and improvement. However, it was the final days of the trip that provided a more complete picture of how help from abroad could help to make a real difference in …