Ever since the COVID-19 crisis began, members of the London Chamber of Commerce have been stepping up to the plate to help our community, our province and our country. This page is dedicated to sharing the GOOD NEWS that is coming out of this difficult situation.
If you are (or know of) a Chamber member that is going the extra mile to help others during the COVID-19 situation, please email their story (preferably with a link) to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that this page is only for promoting acts of kindness, donations, and service directly related to the COVID-19 crisis and not promotions, discounts etc
CHAMBER Members who are helping during covid-19
3M Canada – has doubled its global output of N95 respirators.
CAN-AM RVs – Offering RVs free of charge for healthcare workers to stay so they don’t have to put their families at risk.
Canada Life gives $100K to London Food Banks in time of increased demand.
Canada Life and parent company contributes $1 million to address COVID-19 community challenges.
Davis Martindale – Offering Free Tax Preparation for Frontline Healthcare Workers
Execulink - donated $5,000 to food bank services in Norfolk, Oxford, Lambton, and Middlesex counties.
Fantastic Nails – Owner, Phuong Pham and members of her team have been making masks to help keep the London community safe.
GDLS Canada – Donated ventilators and PPE to London Health Sciences Foundation
Goodwill Industries teams up with lubricants maker to supply hand sanitizer.
Labatt – Retooling its beer production to make hand sanitizer instead.
Libro Credit Union - donating $320,000 to United Way emergency response programs.
London Hydro – donated thousands of masks to help frontline healthcare workers and $250 K to a fund that helps customers who are struggling to pay their bills.
MLD Solutions – Teams up with local designer to provide gowns and masks for healthcare workers
Try Recycling – Picks up 1450 pounds of litter after City cancels spring clean-up due to COVID-19
Versabank – donated 1095 surgical masks to healthcare workers.
Western University – Western University team producing low-cost face shields for healthcare workers.
Windermere Manor Hotel and Conference Centre - has been reserved as a interim residence during the COVID-19 pandemic for the Faculty of Schulich School of Medicine until the end of April as a safe place for them to recharge during their stressful days.
members - how You Can help:
HMMS (Healthcare Material Management Services) is the main distributor for pandemic response of logistics and inventory for the Southwest Region of Ontario. They are in need of additional warehouse space for pandemic supplies Click here for details.
The Government of Ontario announced a new website to help businesses work with the province to meet the challenges of COVID-19. Any business that could produce – or reconfigure to produce – essential equipment, from ventilators and masks to swabs and eye-protection, is encouraged to visit the Ontario Together webpage.