Local needs: COVID-19

Easy ways for you to help a neighbour during the coronavirus pandemic.  All needs are vetted by local charities.  100% of your support goes to your neighbour!

Diapers are a hot commodity these days and here’s why, many of the support services that supply diapers and other baby items to parents in need are temporarily closed due to Covid-19.  And here’s the kicker, most of the parents accessing these services don’t have access to a credit card, so if the shelves are empty or if the parents need to socially isolate (which many new parents do), they can’t just put in an Amazon order or pick an Instacart delivery slot!

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It was a year ago this month that I started Troop. The idea was simple. I believed that if more neighbours knew about the needs in their area then they would be more willing to help. I believed (and still do!) that more people want to help

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Is COVID-19 Actually A Good Thing?

COVID-19? A good thing? No. Hell no. But damn there is a seriously bright silver lining here and I hope I’m not the only one squinting. Devastation caused by the coronavirus has reached all corners of the world, but so has a level of compassion that we haven’t seen in decades, if ever.

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Laughter is The Best Form of Therapy

During these trying times, we offer some light-hearted relief by sharing some of the most comical memes, videos and tweets that have popped up over the past few weeks. In the words of Mark Twain, “The human race has only one really effective weapon and that is laughter.” Enjoy.

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