Downtown Heroes Campaign
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
BE A DOWNTOWN HERO! 🦸🏼♀️ 🦸🏽♂️
The Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) has officially launched its Downtown Heroes campaign! Initiated to support not only the Downtown Barrie BIA member businesses, the campaign is also intended to provide support for local essential workers during the very challenging and ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Downtown Barrie (BIA) is acting as the conduit between the donors who want to support their local Barrie community, charity or organization of their choice and the Downtown Barrie (BIA) member businesses who can provide lunches, dinners, gift baskets and more to the essential workers at the chosen organization.
So, exactly who is the Downtown Hero? The answer is simple: everyone involved in the Downtown Heroes campaign gets a turn wearing the Downtown Heroes cape. First is the donor who provides the funds to support local businesses. Next to don the cape are the local businesses who package the meals or gift boxes for the essential workers. And then there are the essential workers who have been wearing their capes since the beginning of the pandemic.
If you would like to contribute to the Downtown Heroes campaign, please reach out to Kelly McKenna, Executive Director of the Downtown Barrie Business Association (BIA) at [email protected]. Support for our downtown community makes our downtown stronger and we thank all those who have helped share the message on the importance of supporting local.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, our thoughts go out to anyone who has been affected. We hope that you, your family, friends and colleagues are safe and well, and are taking the necessary precautions to keep it that way. The health and well-being of our community is our number one priority and we encourage you to stay informed by regularly reviewing credible information on the Ontario government's dedicated COVID-19 webpage: www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus#section-11.
GENEROUS DONATIONS RECEIVED TO DATE:
HAYCO REALTY ADVISORS & THE HAY FAMILY
THE PEACOCK FAMILY
DV BELL FOUNDATION