Donating Portion of Sales to Emily’s House to #SupportYourLocalHeroes, the online store that sells gift cards from Canada’s largest brands direct to businesses and consumers, will be donating 1% of sales from almost all brands to Emily’s House, Toronto's first hospice for children and families facing life-threatening illnesses. The online service’s Support Your Local Heroes campaign was announced by Givex, the Canadian tech company that owns and operates

Givex will donate 1% of proceeds to Emily’s House.

The goal of this initiative is to support local Canadian businesses by purchasing gift cards or e-gift cards, especially critical during this pandemic and the aftermath.

Businesses who have already agreed to participate and in some cases, match the donation from their card sales:

1. The Ultimate Dining Card (Recipe)

2. Mark's

3. SportChek

4. Indigo

5. Ricky's

6. Fat Burger

7. Teriyaki Experience/Chopped Leaf

8. Giant Tiger

9. Jack Astor's, Scaddabush, Canyon Creek (SIR Corp)

10. Roots

The campaign for Emily’s House will be running until Father’s Day, June 21, 2020. Customers are encouraged to make their gift card purchases through by that time in order to have them count towards the final donation total for Emily’s House. 

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