Update From June 2016 Mission Trip to Kenya

Dear family, friends and colleagues, By now you are probably wondering why we have not announced the next Philip Tyrwhitt Memorial Fundraiser event.  At the time of starting the initial campaign in 2013, we committed to a three year project with a total of $120,000. as our goal.  To date, we have sent approximately $165,000.   The additional $40,000. was used…

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Year End Results for the Kenyan Initiative, 2015

Dear family, friends and colleagues, As 2015 draws to a close, we wanted to share the wonderful news regarding the Kenya initiative. We were thrilled to see the outpouring of support from the number of sponsors, attendance, and amount raised at our recent fundraiser on November 5th. Our sponsors totalling 22 at this year's event were: Leland Industries Inc. Insurance…

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African Update, August 2015

Dear family, friends and colleagues, As the end of summer quickly approaches, we wanted to share with you events that took place on our mission trip of July of this year. Five of us started out on the African journey, Pat, Jennifer, Chris (Jennifer's husband) and their children, Katherine, 14 years old. and Noah, 12 years old. We left Pearson…

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Kenya Update – May 2015

Dear family, friends and colleagues Once again it is our utmost pleasure to share the wonderful news regarding our African friends in Nairobi and Bungoma. We are constantly receiving updates from our contacts namely Rev. Philip Makoka and Archbishop Wabakula thanking us for the generosity of all of you who have enabled the progress to continue in Africa. As school…

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2nd Annual Philip Tyrwhitt Memorial Update

To our dear family, friends, colleagues, and partners, We are so excited to share with you the final results of the 2nd Annual Philip Tyrwhitt Memorial Fundraiser for a School and Orphanage project in Bungoma, Kenya. Together, with all of you, we raised $20,500.00 which far exceeded our expectations, and in attendance there were over 200 people. This would not…

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Mission Trip to Kenya, Africa June 2014

To our dear friends, family and colleagues, We wanted to share with you a few of our experiences during our June 2014 mission trip to Nairobi and Bungoma, Kenya. The first day of our mission trip found us in Kibera with Reverend Wachira Maina and our bead ladies and two armed policemen.   Prior to going into Kibera, we went shopping…

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African Project Update

To our dear family, friends, neighbours, and colleagues, Due to your support, encouragement and prayers, we want to share an update with what has been happening since our fundraising event in September 2013. The Philip Tyrwhitt Memorial evening raised $14,000. due to your generosity and participation!  A fun evening was had by all and we were so grateful that the…

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Kenya, Africa Initiative

Orphanage Project: In 2012, Pat and Andrew Tyrwhitt, and Jennifer Tyrwhitt Gory were taken to a beautiful site in Bungoma, Kenya, where there stood a building with no windows that we later found out was a church built in the memory of the Archbishop's late wife. We met a woman named Doras, who is the Archbishop of Kenya's sister, and…

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Our Mission of July 2012, Getting Started

As we are going through another Advent and Christmas season, it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the plans that we have taken on to get ready for the holidays. President, Jennifer Tyrwhitt and Vice President, Andrew Tyrwhitt have taken on a new initiative for our office this year. Together with Patricia Tyrwhitt, we are doing fundraising for Feed…

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