Ian Marshall dedicated his New York Marathon to the kids in Dekpor. See the fundraising album!
November 6, 2022
November 5, 2022
Thanks to Barbie Harris, Brenda Coulter, and Debbie Halinaty for the donations of suitcases. They will travel with Linda via air.
October 31, 2022
Some of our recent JHS 3 graduates are starting their apprenticeships today! Best of luck to all of them as they begin! A special thanks to all the wonderful people who are sponsoring them!
October 31, 2022
Thanks to the following people who donated goods for shipping during the months of September and October for the shipment that left on October 21st:
Anon - suitcase
Alexandra Noel French - ipad, bras, suitcases
Alison Mol - towels
Andrea Fuller Wolanski - soccer goods, clothing, assorted sports balls
Amira Hannah - clothing and shoes
Barbara Bulloch - purses/bags
Bonnie Devine - bras
Brenda Coulter - picked up goods from donors and delivered to Carol
Brenna Wiedrick - large amount of clothing and shoes
Cheryl Bacon - clothing
Dale Hickey - linens, clothing, office supplies, toothpaste
Dani Kangas - loads of clothing, and assorted other goods
Daphne Lee - sewing machine case
Diana Dancy - sewing machine
Dianne Lotto - loads of assorted goods, clothing, shoes, ipads, cell phones and more!
Dianne Varga - sheets
Jenny Jen - metal containers
Jill Readman - tablet and phone
JH - medical supplies
Kelly Brown - suitcase
Kristy Chantelle - suitcase and laptop bags
Laura Mateyak - hockey bag, lego, clothing, learning materials, and more
Lisa Wilson - shoes
Lourita Lue-Shing, Mom, and friends - loads of clothing, hard hat, reusable bags, and more
M - chart paper
Marina Moir - suitcase, clothing
Margaret Keenan - many brand new kids' clothing items, shoes, clothes
Marta McConnell - sand toys
Mary Varone - suitcase
Meghann Anderson - 20 brand new pairs of khaki shorts for our JHS boys
Narah and Cory Shiner - huge, huge amount of recreational and crafting items = van to the roof!
Rachel Cohen - hockey bag, computer keyboard, clothing and other items
Rose-Anne Morier - purchased khaki, shoes, hockey bag
Sandra Hartman - sewing machine
Shannon Jonas - suitcases and linens
Sharon and Gerry Drover - clothing
Shiner Family - loads of crafts and recreational goods...we're talking a whole van full!
Stephanie Valiquette - suitcase, sheets, clothing
Vicky Xekominos, Juliana Hall, and friends - suitcase; clothing and shoes
October 25, 2022
We are heartbroken to share the news that one of our sponsored students has succumbed to his illness. John will be forever in our hearts.
October 22, 2022
A huge shout out to Stephanie Valiquette for organizing and hosting the 2022 Ghana Nourish Minds Fun Run! There were six kids aged 4 - 7 who all did a full 1k run today! See the album for more info. These kids literally knocked it outta the park!
October 21, 2022
Take a look at the list of names at the end of the month...they are the people who managed to fill Carol's van and her friend's truck! Yes, 29 items, mainly big shipping bags, were delivered to the shipper today. Special thanks to Phil Sawula for volunteering his time, muscles, and truck to help Carol get things to the shipper in one go!
October 18, 2022
Abraham picked up the July 26th shipment. The chairs were given to the school to be put into use immediately, but the rest of the items will wait for distribution until Linda's return.
October 15, 2022
We are looking for people who love what we do and who want to help us make a difference! Contact Carol to find out just how easy it is to participate in Ghana Nourish Minds--a run/walk/roll event that will help us raise funds for the next school year! Here is the link if you would like to sponsor one of our wonderful participants: https://www.zeffy.com/en-CA/peer-to-peer/a3ce752c-a629-4ab9-8c4b-20a553…
Watch the video to find out some of the back story as to how DSDO was started and why fundraising is so important!
October 14, 2022
Carol got to meet Christine Owen, who graciously donated the pads/liners/bags for another 24 hygiene kits for our young ladies! (see the album)