Raising Marks. Raising Money. Raising Roofs.


    Let the adventures begin!

      SOS sets out on the first of 9 August outreach trips this Friday, August 9th With hard hats on and hammers in hand, SOS’ers will be scattered all over Latin America this month. Read on below to see what … Continue reading


    Before & after shots of SOS May projects

      In May I wrote a blog about the outgoing May trips and the projects they would be working on. Now I am back with a follow-up blog to update you on where those projects are at now. 1. SANTA … Continue reading


    SOS Gala 2013 Reflections

      This past weekend SOS had its annual Gala & Conference, marking the official end of a successful year and the anticipation of another great school year ahead. To start off the night, Greg, SOS’s founder, spoke about how SOS … Continue reading

    Part 2: Cross-cultural volunteerism through SOS

      This month I took the opportunity to join SOS participants on two of the seven trips we had in country this May across Latin America. I’d like to share with you some of the experiences with Vancouver Island University’s … Continue reading


    Making the Connection Between Sports and Education

     “Play for the adult is recreation, the renewal of life; play for the child is growth, the gaining of life.”   – Joseph Lee   As children, many of us residing in the Global North have participated in a variety of … Continue reading