THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay impacts the world. MEMO Cuba is a part of the Global Conscience Circle, which serves at Thunder Bay unofficial International Relations Team. Founder, Lakehead University Professor Douglas Thom has assembled a network that is as broad in scope as any network anywhere in the world.
The GGC is not a formal organization with a board of directors, or an annual budget either. It is a group formed with the goal of assisting each other, and sharing good ideas. “The world strives to be one responsible family, each member of which is worthy of human dignity and freedom,” shares Professor Thom.
The scope is massive. Often looking at situations with a fresh set of eyes, one can find possible solutions.
Jerome Harvey from MEMO Cuba shares the latest update.
Thunder Bay impacts El Salvador
We will be shipping the first container to Shalom Family Medical Centre in El Salvador beginning at 9a.m. Friday April 26th from our Warehouse 258 Van Horne St. in Thunder Bay.
On Thursday the 25th at 1 p.m. we have to begin preparations by moving 20 beds in the storage trailer that are blocking access to the dental equipment for the clinic.
This will be a good opportunity to steal a 300 lb hospital bed from our parking lot during the night!
Then first thing Friday morning we will begin packing the container with medical equipment from the Van Horne warehouse. Two palettes of computers and printers, five telemedicine stations, an operating table, a room full of eye examining equipment, therapeutic toys and much more. Then there will be room for the beds in our warehouse.
Meanwhile the container will be moved to the back door of the highway trailer and the container will be filled with dental equipment, medical furniture and crates of medical supplies from a home health store that closed in Seattle Washington. Would you believe.
Help needed to pack trailer
With all the juggling of things it will be a hard pack, and we will need all the help we can get. It is a Thursday and Friday, not the usual Saturday packing day.
If you can help , come when you can and leave when you have to, please phone Bev at 344-8502 to tell her when you can come.
I know those of you who live too far away to come and help, feel terrible but if you send money to help with the shipping you will much feel better!
Blessings on you all.
This is a great opportunity for high school students who are looking for volunteer hours to not only get those forty (or more) hours, but to also work with a great group of dedicated individuals but also to make a needed difference in our world.