One year on, the story of why we started this project and where we’re going.
As we approach one year since our first lockdowns, we know that there are people who still need help - buying a mask from GiveAMask.ca is a way to do that. You are also able to support local Canadian designs, seamstresses, and vendors when you puchase from GiveAMask.ca because we are 100% hand-made in Canada (with love <3).
We still need your help to support those in need. If people are concerned about their next meal, they cannot afford the adequate protections we take for granted every day. Every one deserves to feel safe - especially during a pandemic, and your continued support allows us to continue providing masks to food banks.
Ontario is recording hundreds of new COVID-19 cases every day and Premier Doug Ford is facing mounting pressure to get this second wave under control. Last week, health officials unveiled a new colour-coded system to organize Ontario’s pandemic response by region and ultimately help folks better understand what is or isn’t allowed in their community. Each colour comes with an additional layer of restrictions on offices, restaurants and public gatherings. A health unit is assigned a colour based on the number of active cases, the positive test rate and the current capacity of hospital ICUs. If a region wants to loosen restrictions and for example, move from yellow back to green, that health unit must demonstrate shrinking case counts and...
Just in time for Pride month, our Pride! mask makes a bold and beautiful statement with a special message promoting every kind of love. This special edition mask also comes in every colour of the rainbow, get yours today! Our Pride! mask was designed in partnership with YMCA Sprott House, which proudly supports 2SLGBTQ+ youth in Toronto. Since 2007, they’ve helped thousands of kids and young adults find transitional housing and other essential services. Now GiveAMask.ca is helping too. For every Pride! Mask purchased, we will donate one to Sprott House to be used by their residents. Everyone deserves love, everyone deserves freedom, and everyone deserves to feel safe. Happy Pride everyone!