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!

Strange things start happening after we hit this many days in a row of extreme heat with temperatures above 30 degrees.  The cold tap becomes the hot tap and the hot tap becomes the burn-your-hands-off tap.  Craziness.

No doubt our homeless neighbours are feeling the burn from this heat more than others.  We all know how hot a tent can get on a normal summer day!  Find out how you can help.

Latest Impact Updates


Troop Started a Year Ago – Is it Working?

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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