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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 …

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 …

Kampala Here We Come: Beyond Medicine

Posted: August 30th, 2017 in Articles

Earlier this summer, The Rhema Foundation Canada sent a team of enthusiastic volunteers to Kampala, Uganda on a medical humanitarian mission aimed at delivering medical support and supplies to the city’s most vulnerable neighborhoods. While the early days of the trip – which you can read about here – were dominated by visits to local clinics such as the Kisenyi Health Centre, the team was also eager to learn more about how the country’s fragile healthcare …