Ride for Refuge 2017

[:en] On Saturday, September 30th, 7 Teams in Victoria, Vancouver, Langley, Calgary and London walked and rode in the annual Ride for Refuge in support of Mercy Ships. Our largest team was the Credo Cubs led by Team Captain Alyson Winkelaar from Credo Christian School in Langley. They had an amazing 26 members and raised over […]

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Meet our Anchors: Maryan

[:en]Dear Jane, At 90, I’m rather stupid re-sending a photo of a card sample so am sending one I made yesterday for you to use and a bookmark. It may not be until late fall that I will have made enough to have a sale…with proceeds to Mercy Ships! (not a large amount). I’m going […]

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Catching up with Jane: the HOPE Centre

[:en] My first experience with the Hope Centre involved a renovation in Sierra Leone in 2011. Having arrived from our five week crew training in Texas, our group entered a large warehouse-type building to begin our field service -before the Africa Mercy arrived in Freetown. Fortunately, we had a number of skilled tradesmen among us…but the rest […]

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You are the Heart of our Valentine’s Day

[:en]The power of love means many things, but for Mercy Ships, love means saving lives. Partners like you make this possible, and we are so blessed to have your support. Thank you for all you do to share love with those in need. Today, on Valentine’s Day, we want not only our patients to know […]

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Meet our Partners: Dr. Joan Ross

[:en]This month we are catching up with our partners to tell the story of why they #givelove monthly! Today we are showing our love for Dr. Joan Ross, an alumni and monthly donor. Dr. Ross first heard about Mercy Ships when she saw a documentary on television about 10 years ago, as a young surgeon […]

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Catching up with Jane: New Life Starts with Love

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Meet the Women Whose Lives You’ve Changed

[:en]These are women who have suffered for years in ways few of us will ever know – they are the Faces of Fistula. Thanks to generous donors and loving volunteers, our OBF program was able to treat more than 300 women while the Africa Mercy served in Madagascar from 2014-2016. If you don’t already, be […]

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Postcards for Patients

In December we sent a Christmas postcard to our donors asking them to return it with warm wishes for patients onboard the Africa Mercy, the response was overwhelming and heart warming. As we enter into the new year, we would like to share some of these warm wishes with you. Check Facebook and Twitter each […]

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Your Story: Marlene Harvey

As the Christmas season is now upon us, one of our wonderful donors, Marlene Harvey, reminds us what it means to give and receive. Marlene is from Plum Pointe, Newfoundland. She is an Anglican Priest who, among many things, loves design and decorating – her home, table, gifts, herself, etc. Marlene creates incredible gift baskets and raffles them […]

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The Countdown to #GivingTuesdayCA is on!

There’s BlackFriday and CyberMonday, but do you know about GivingTuesday? Held on December 1st #GivingTuesdayCA is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes […]

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