Sperro Food Drive in Belize | Tacogirl.com

San Pedro Belize to benefit from study of at risk populations and food drive June 9, 2015 Leave a comment Back in March we had a visit from Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas in collaboration with Florida State University Emergency Management and Homeland Security, or Favaca as Shirlee and…

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Bubble ball is blowing up in Toronto | MetroNews

If you’ve ever wanted to raise money for a good cause while playing soccer inside a giant, inflatable hamster ball, now’s your chance. Toronto Bubble Ball Fest 2015 is coming to town on the May long weekend. Organized by non-profit Sperro, the event will help raise funds to build homes and deliver health education in…

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Bubble ball festival coming to Toronto this spring | BlogTO

Giant bubbles are no longer for the pariahs and giant hamsters of society – they’re now for athletes too (or “athletes,” if you wish). Bubble ball is experiencing a rise in popularity, and apparently leagues exist not only in Toronto and Vancouver but in places like Denver, San Diego, and Hong Kong. If you haven’t…

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Meals in Belize

Meal time in Belize is cherished, that is why many businesses close during lunch time and re-open in the afternoon; it is a time to be shared with family. Because Belize is so vastly multicultural, so is the cuisine. For example, the Mestizo and Maya people have a famous dish called Caldo, which is a…

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Percentage of Canadians Donating to Charities Declining

According to Cathy Barr, senior vice-president of Image Canada, “The data over tie shows that the percentage of Canadians donating to charity has been declining.” And according to the latest Statistics Canada study in 2010, this may be because people are more skeptical that their money is being put to good use. It showed that,…

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Only 65 days left till Build for Belize 2015

Here are some fun facts you may not know about Belize. 1. The tallest man-made structure in Belize is a Mayan temple! It’s called Caracol (the Snail), and stands at 140 feet high. 2.Belize’s capital city if Belmopan, and it’s National Assembly building was designed to look like a Pre-Colombian Mayan temple. 3. Belize hosts…

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Culture in Belize

In 2 months and 13 days, a group of Sperro volunteers will get the opportunity to experience the cultural diversity and melting pot that is Belize. Although the country’s population is just over 300,000, Belize prides itself on its unique blend of cultures. Some of these include Maya, Mestizo, Creole, Garituna, East Indian, Mennonite, Arab,…

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