A Winnipeg charity that has diverted more than 1,000 tons of used medical equipment from local landfills to needy faraway hospitals may soon have to throw in the towel. International Hope Canada says it will be forced to shut down operations if a donated warehouse space cannot be found. JOHN WOODS / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Read more about Winnipeg Free Press <br> Winnipeg Medical Supply Charity Seeks New Home[…]
On October 5th, the Manitoba Provincial Council of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress funded a container destined for Kharkiv Zaitsev and Kharkiv Military Hospitals and the Yaremche Rehabilitation Hospital. We were able to provide 52 beds and mattresses as well as two gurneys and two physiotherapy treatment tables.
Connie, one of our volunteers, was finally able to realize her dream of sending a container to her home village of Muhoroni in Kenya. She included the usual assortment of beds, wheelchairs, canes and crutches, exam tables and received a cautery machine, endoscopy tower, baby bassinettes, a microscope, along with many lab supplies. Connie also Read more about Loading for Kenya[…]
We just found out that we will once again need to relocate. Fortunately, a partner came forward on very short notice and we were able to provide a partial load of supplies for Cameroon, the first of a series of shipments we have managed to arrange over the next two weeks so that we are Read more about Loading for Cameroon[…]
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[…]