Smithers Proton Foundation Inspires Community

by Steph Lambert

Today in Smithers, British Columbia, is “Pay it Forward” day.  This amazing community have set out to inspire their friends and neighbours to acts of kindness. The hope it that the community would live up to its generous reputation by performing 3,000 acts of kindness within 24 hours. The community have distributed 8,000 “Pay it Forward” cards…



Paying it Forward

by Steph Lambert

We recently received this note from Alina Galea who works with Fundatia Caleb in partnership with us in the Lazareni a village in Romania. We thought we’d share what she said.” “With living conditions harsh it is impossible for the mothers to keep their babies dry and clean during the day and night. With no running water…



The first HIP in Lazareni – Romania

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  • Posted on November 3, 2015

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It’s has been our desire to be able to take the HIP in other communities now that it has proven to be of huge impact in the Poiana, Constanta. In May 2015 a team of five from Lazareni volunteered to go to Poiana for a week and insulate a poor widow’s house. They worked hard…



Great feedback from the Rock Team

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  • Posted on October 20, 2015

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“My husband and I returned to Romania this year with another great team from our home church, The Rock. It was our second time working with Alex & Heather Chalmers, the Proton Foundation and HIP. There’s something extraordinary about “the second time” you join in with something like this. Knowing that with every piece of…



HIP 2014

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HIP stands for House Insulation Project. The project was born as a result of the Proton Foundation Global Shift trip in June 2013, when all those on the trip were able to see first-hand the living conditions of some families in the village of Poiana, Romania. Soon after our visit, we started attempts to make…