Mississauga businesses are shifting their operations and contributing to the fight against COVID-19.
“I am so proud of our business community. So many Mississauga businesses are stepping up, lending a helping hand and giving back during these challenging times,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “It is truly inspiring to see Mississauga businesses adapt to help support the fight against COVID-19. We’re so proud to have such a caring business community in our City. I know it’s been a challenging time, but by working together, we will emerge stronger than ever before.”
Below are just some of the actions taken by Mississauga businesses:
- Donating and developing personal protective equipment
- Donating money to local community groups including food banks
- Providing medicines free of charge to Canadian patients
- Giving out free flowers
- Contributing to the development of new and improved methods for COVID-19 detection
- Donating 1,000 computers to help students and families
- Leveraging manufacturing capabilities and in-house materials to produce hospital grade sanitizer
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“We’re pleased to share the great work that Mississauga businesses are doing and how they’re giving back to their community,” said Bonnie Brown, Director of Economic Development. “From small businesses to large organizations, we want to hear how businesses in Mississauga are giving back and how they continue to adapt their operations to the current circumstances.”
Has your business made adjustments or contributions during COVID-19? If so, we want to hear from you! Submit your stories here.
Businesses can visit the City of Mississauga’s Economic Development Office web portal to get the latest information on government updates, relief packages and services offered by the City.
To learn about the latest updates on actions taken by the City of Mississauga to support local businesses visit mississauga.ca/coronavirus or follow @CityMississauga on Twitter.