First of all we have Edmonton Printing Machine, to come with two campaigns for the benefit of two good causes: local businesses and the Edmonton Food Bank. Their #Here for the good The campaign invites customers to purchase T-shirts with the logo of their favorite local business. The best part? All the profits, after the cost, go straight into the pockets of this local business. This campaign provides an opportunity for small businesses that have been closed or are navigating modified operations to continue to reach their customers and supporters. You can even order your own limited edition Explore Edmonton shirt and support all participating companies in one go! Are you a local entrepreneur and want to join this business? Click on here to learn more.
Print Machine’s “We Are in This Together” campaign invites residents to purchase items inspired by Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw. Proceeds after the cost of producing these items will be donated to various chapters of the Alberta Food Bank. Items for sale feature artwork by two Edmonton creatives, Laurel Hawkswell and Brendan Brown.
Brown was looking for plans to keep him busy in the early stages of physical distancing when he approached Print Machine to produce shirts with his #HinShirt design. “I felt that Dr Hinshaw was a particularly reassuring presence both in terms of expressed compassion and competence in communicating complex epidemiological science and policy to a general audience. focus on an aspect of ‘oneness’, “said Brown. Once Jonny Jacques and the Print Machine team came up with the content for the shirt design, they were eager to partner with a campaign benefiting those in need The campaign has grown with items ranging from t-shirts and pins to posters, tote bags and more.
There are many ways to support Edmonton Food Bank in these unprecedented times and beyond. Whether it is a donation of food, money or time; your generosity means the world to someone in need.