I talked with Taylor from Jasper Place Wellness Centre and Ashley from Food4Good about their programs that are aiding support to our Edmonton community. They pivoted their programming during COVID-19 to help fill the gap in food security.
ZypChicks was one of the businesses that saw the importance of giving support to those who need it at this challenging time. A simple donation can save lives and give hope to women, especially during this time of isolation.
Glass Bookshop is an independent bookstore that focuses on Canadian writing with special attention paid to LGBTQ2SIA and IBPOC writers, as well as the independent publishers who help support and produce this work.
Bringing together more than 450 artists across a wide range of artistic disciplines, Nextfest moves from venues in and around Old Strathcona to the world wide web to continue cultivating the next generation of movers, shakers, makers, and creators. Nextfest promises something surprising & new with this year's online format.
With all of us stuck at home, it's more important than ever to get active for our wellbeing. With gyms closed and workout equipment seemingly sold out everywhere, people are getting creative with their exercise routines.
The impacts of the pandemic have been felt deeply throughout the small business community in Edmonton, and Print Machine wanted to find a way to help in their own unique way. They came up with the idea to produce branded shirts with participating businesses ' logos paired with the Here For Good campaign branding.
The impact of COVID-19 has changed the way the Roundhouse co-working space community is able to meet, work and interact with one another. The team has responded by creating a virtual twist on co-working space, hosting online community check-ins and offering new programming.
Health Canada has emphasized the importance of masks and respirators in flattening the curve of the COVID-19 outbreak. With supply shortages of the N95 masks and the many questioning the effectiveness of homemade versions, many manufacturers and textile producers are shifting to focus on the devices. Longstanding Edmonton icon, Derks Group of Companies, has taken it's mask-making efforts to the next level.
The PROJCT is a thriving fitness community in YEG, an inclusive space for people of all fitness levels, with a mission to challenge what people think is possible. With social distancing measures in place, they continue to build an online community, continuing their goal of getting stronger and more confident, now at home.
Pulse Metalworks helps prevent the spread of COVID-19 with the production of custom-built breath guards for local businesses.