Partners Making A Difference.
FirstOntario continues to take precautions to keep its Members and employees safe from the spread of COVID-19. FirstOntario is encouraging remote and digital banking whenever possible, temporarily closing some branches and reducing hours at all others, practicing social distancing, implementing enhanced cleaning measures, installing plexiglass in their branches and supplying staff with gloves and masks.
FirstOntario is supporting Members by offering the Canada Emergency Business Account loan. If your small business or non-profit has been impacted by #COVID19, you may be eligible to receive loans of up to $40,000 to help cover operating costs.
We’re not accepting applications just yet but will be soon. Visit https://bit.ly/2xlfOrI for more information on the program and watch for updates on their website and social media channels.
Labatt has provided 223,000 cans of drinking water to the City Of Toronto to supply the Toronto Drop-In Network and it’s Streets to Home Program.
They have also mobilized their breweries to produce and distribute 50,000 bottles of hand sanitizer to support Food Banks Canada, front line workers and partners in the restaurant and bar industry.
CargoJet delivered 75,000 pounds of Personal Protection Equipment for Canadian front line workers The Government Of Canada.
Pizza Pizza has teamed up with Knixwear to help deliver PPE to shelters across the city.
Recently presented their NEW inviolable pizza boxes. The boxes are closed and sealed and can only be opened when you break the seal and tear the tongue out of it.
The events team has been redeployed during the COVID19 crisis to deliver over 20,000 slices of pizza to our community members at shelters, hospitals and health care centres.
Tim Horton’s has been seen across Canada supporting frontline workers and increasing safety. This has been done by working with local store owners and coffee trucks to provide free coffee and baked goods to thousands of essential workers and organizations across hundreds of Canadian cities and towns.
Canadian Tire donated 100,000 surgical masks and 1,200 N95 respirator masks to Langley Memorial Hospital in Langley BC.
High River, Alberta was recently faced with a sudden outbreak of COVID-19. The team at Canadian Tire sprang into action to help create roadside testing stations.
Canadian Tire Retail and Mark’s delivered 1000 masks and 130 scrubs to staff members and volunteers at Markham’s Ontario Participation House.
$5 million dollars was donated to health care and front line community workers to show support as true values are now more important than ever.
Carstar has always been a community first organization and they have shown that by their involvement and efforts with local food banks during this important time.
The LC Group hosted a food drive and donated over 1,000 lbs of food to The Good Shepard.
Corby has partnered with the Canadian Bartenders Association to offer assistance to bartenders who have fallen under financial hardship.
They are proud to support their Canadian hospitality friends and families in need and have made a $100,000 donation to the Bartenders Benevolent fund.
On top of all that, they are producing 20,000 litres of sanitizer weekly to help slow the spread of COVID-19
Liuna has been cooking and delviering pizzas to St.Josephs Hospital to thank frontline workers for their fight against COVID-19.
They are hard at working preparing food in an ongoing community partnership with St.Patrick’s De Mazenod outreach to feed vulnerable citizens while also supporting local food banks across Ontario
KPMG continues to support its community.
Recently, the organization has committed $1 million to local food banks across Canada.
If you are a frontline healthcare worker, KPMG and CPA Ontario are providing free tax services to frontline healthcare workers.