Philanthropy is ingrained in us. As a small business, we feel a deep responsibility to give back to the very community that supports us. We are wholeheartedly committed to supporting the many charities and organizations that are doing great things for our city. Without the community, there is no us.
CAUSES & ORGANIZATIONS WE'VE SUPPORTED
Indigo Girls is an organization run by young women for young women. Through diverse mediums they aim to educate and create discussion surrounding current societal themes for girl's, themes relevant in both local and global contexts. They also foster a safe, nonjudgmental, and supportive space to learn and engage together with growing young women.
Following the explosion in Beirut, we committed to donating 10% of sales to the Lebanese Red Cross. The LRC is a national society that was established on July 9, 1945 as an independent National Society. In 1946, it was recognized by the State as a public NPO and as an auxiliary team to the medical personnel of the Lebanese Army.
The Ten Oaks Project is a charitable, volunteer-driven organization that engages and connects children and youth from 2SLGBTQ+ (two spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer) identities, families, and communities. Based in Ottawa, the Ten Oaks Project was founded in 2004 and continues to offer a variety of essential programming each year.
The Indian Residential School Survivors Society began in 1994 as a working committee of the First Nations Summit. They were known as the Residential School Project, housed out of and as a part of the BC First Nations Summit. In more recent years their work has included assisting descendants of Survivors & implementing Community education measures (Indigenous & Non-Indigenous).
The Canadian Women’s Foundation is a national leader in the movement for gender equality in Canada. Through funding, research, advocacy, and knowledge sharing, they work to achieve systemic change and support women, girls, and gender-diverse people to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.
The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country. With passionate and dedicated staff, SickKids works to provide the best in child and family-centred care and creating ground-breaking clinical & scientific advancements.
The Canadian Mental Health Association is the most extensive community mental health organization in Canada. Through a presence in more than 330 communities across every province and one territory, CMHA provides advocacy, programs and resources that help to prevent mental health problems and illnesses, support recovery and resilience, and enable all Canadians to flourish and thrive.
BY THE NUMBERS
Since 2020, we have donated more than $19,000 to various charities, organizations and causes that are incredibly important to us. We're eager to make even more of an impact this year.