Natalia Vega May 15, 2023 at 12:06 am A Sarnia resident will soon embark on the Camino De Santiago as part of a spiritual journey while raising funds for the Good Shepherd Inn. Manuel Spiller, 35, will arrive in Spain on May 16 and begin his 800km trek the next day. Pilgrimage is known for helping people discover or inspire change in their personal lives. Spiller did a lot of research prior to this trip,…"Sarnia man embarks on pilgrimage, supports Inn of the Good Shepherd"
Isabelle (left), Spencer and Simon rest on the steps of their Oak Bay home. The Hoskins family hoped to raise awareness of Simon’s condition ahead of International MPS Awareness Day on May 15. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff) Nurse Jas checks Simon Hoskins’ vitals as he gets his weekly enzyme infusions at his Oak Bay home. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News staff) Simon Hoskins was connected to his shadow back in the day, a skinny IV line, and…"A tale of 2 Simons: Oak Bay family embarks on rare disorder awareness campaign"
On Monday morning, 104-year-old Oak Bay resident John Hillman stepped out of a shiny white classic and let his baby walker run for 10 days. In 2020, when Hillman turned 101, he started walking around the grounds of the Carlton House where he lives. That year he walked 101 laps of the grounds of Carlton House, inspired by veteran British captain Tom Moore, who did 100 laps of his garden to raise money for charity.…"VIDEO: 104-year-old Oak Bay veteran embarks on 4th fundraiser for Save the Children"
John Hillman made his first foray into philanthropy as a Canadian citizen. Already a local celebrity, the 104-year-old Oak Bay man has held an annual fundraiser walk for Save the Children since his 100th birthday. Hillman made national news in 2020 when he walked 101 laps of the Carlton House grounds to mark his 101st birthday and raise money for Save the Children. The fundraiser returns to 102 circles in 2021 and 103 circles in…"At 104, Oak Bay veteran embarks on annual 10-day walking fundraiser"