A timeline showing GiveAMask.ca's milestones along with the milestones of the Covid-19 pandemic in Ontario.
With the stay-at-home order having expired on June 2, Premier Doug Ford announced the introduction of the “phase system” model Ontario will be implementing to combat the spread of COVID-19 which will begin on Friday on June 11, 2021. Check out our handy infographic to help make sense of it all.
We may have a vaccine, but we're not out of the woods yet. While masks stick around, make sure you're following proper mask etiquette.
GiveAMask.ca is now in partnership with EDSNA (Eating Disorder Support Network of Alberta) and to kick things off, we're launching a mask design competition to raise awareness about and support Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
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...
GiveAMask.ca, the Canadian organization co-founded by Paruksheen Dhunjisha and Michael Carrier, has found a way to make their buy-one-donate-one mask service go even further. By partnering with Edmonton’s Food Bank, they are helping essential workers get a free mask in Edmonton. The Edmonton’s Food Bank Partnership Giveamask.ca’s products are Canadian made, cloth, washable, and reusable. They come in a range of colours and two sizes (adult and child). Every time a mask is purchased, a mask is donated to someone in need. With the Edmonton’s Food Bank partnership, using the coupon code Edmonton10 not only enables you to get 10% off the purchase of a mask, all the masks purchased with this code enable a donation directly to Edmonton’s Food...
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!