Articles Archives - The Rhema Foundation Canada

Forever Young: The Rhema Foundation Canada’s Generation Fusion Project

Posted: March 11th, 2018 in Articles

No matter how old you are, food is something that instantly bonds and connects us as human beings. It is this very notion that is the driving force behind The Rhema Foundation Canada’s ongoing project, Generation Fusion. Generation Fusion Generation Fusion is a series of intergenerational meet-ups that aim to bring the young and old together through food. Specifically designed for active seniors and isolated youth, the program helps to connect two vulnerable populations. Not only …

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 …

Prepare Today for Tomorrow’s Emergencies: A Free Safety & Protection Event

Posted: November 21st, 2017 in Articles

While most organizations have a plan in place for a fire or a power outage, few prepare for incidents of hate crime and other targeted acts of violence. Though such incidents are rare, it never hurts to be prepared. To help community and faith-based organizations in Toronto protect themselves against such senseless acts of violence, The Rhema Foundation Canada is hosting a free Safety & Protection Event. Held in partnership with Toronto’s Office of Emergency …

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 …