Look Up – Step Away From The Phone

When you are in public and you start to feel alone, put your hands behind your head and step away from the phone.” I’m sure by now you have heard of the sad news, RIP Robin Williams. In 2012, approximately 2.8 million people, or 10.1% of Canadians aged 15 and older, reported symptoms consistent with…

Homeless People In Toronto

Did you know? “5,253 homeless people are sleeping outdoors and in emergency shelters, Violence Against Women shelters, and in health and correctional facilities in Toronto on the night of April 17, 2013.” This past May, a group of young adults went to Honduras. We served a rehabilitation centre for malnourished children, as well as hired…

Volunteers Needed

Volunteers Needed! WHO: You! Ages 18 – 29 26 of you WHAT: Volunteer at a men’s shelter WHEN: July 19th, 2 shift 6 people for 7:00am – 11:30am 20 people for 9:30am – 1:00pm Help in the kitchen and serving the breakfast to the overnight guests and drop-in guests in the morning WHERE: Good Shepherd…

Memories From Honduras

When Sperro was in PanAmerica Health Service, we were fed well with Honduras finest. Our tummies were filled with fresh tropical fruits like coconuts and mangoes, as well as some Honduran cuisine like Baleadas. Of all the amazing food prepared for us, one that each Sperro team can attest to is the unbeatable combo on…

Back From Honduras

We’re back! Thank you everyone who supported our Home for Honduras 2014 Humanitarian Project. It was a great success! We headed out with our bags packed with goodies to donate and left with our lives touched and filled with great memories. It was an incredible journey and we are excited to share our experience with…

Tree Planting at Heathcrest Park

It was a beautiful, windy, but sunny day when Sperro went tree planting at Heathcrest Park last Sunday. We had a great time and learned a lot – the techniques for optimal planting that will ensure the plant’s survival, for example how to “tickle” the roots of the plant to loosen them up so they’re…

Home For Honduras Shared All Over

I’m excited to say that Sperro and the Home for Honduras 2014 Humanitarian Project is being shared all over! This week, we are on the Hammerheads Dragon Boat Club website. The Hammerheads Dragon Boat Club is a top ranked dragon boat team which competes in the GTA and Southern Ontario. They have existed since 1994…

Doing Something For The First Time

“When was the last time you did something for the first time?” When the days become mundane, I ask myself this question and evaluate my status. Some people probably equate this quote to the term, “bucket-list”. I strongly suggest having one and following through with it. It doesn’t really have to be a list, just…