Social Distancing T-shirts to Support Patients Across Peterborough City and County
Imprinted Apparel & GPHSF, Your Family Health Team Foundation Team Up to Help Support Patients in Need
Friday, April 3, 2020, Peterborough ON – Earlier today, Imprinted Apparel, in partnership with GPHSF, Your Family Health Team Foundation, announced a line of social distancing t-shirts with 100% of the proceeds going to support programs and funds being impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis. The store is based on-line at https://imprintedapparelstore.com/bettertogether and features a selection of light-hearted social distancing t-shirts at a retail price of $20.00 and offers local no-contact porch delivery. Using the hashtag #PTBOTogetherAtHome supporters are encouraged to post on social media to help foster a sense of community across digital platforms while we practice social distancing as a community.
“We really wanted to be able to do something at this time to give back to the community,” said Clinton Smith, Owner, Imprinted Apparel. “We had all the resources sitting right here and the time to donate to a local cause. After a brainstorming session with my wife Lesley and our good friend Sarah Mitchell, we felt like there was a way we could help foster awareness and possibly bring the community of Peterborough a little closer together while staying apart. We reached out to Laura at GPHSF, and she had some great ideas she was already working on to support patients and groups impacted by COVID-19 and it all just came together.”
With seven design to choose from, t-shirts come in Heather Grey, Navy Red & Roya Blue and sizes from youth small to adult XX-large. Delivery per package – whether you order 1 shirt or 20 shirts – is $6 right to your door, from a safe social distance. Also available is a mystery colour shirt for just $15 where Imprinted Apparel will select the shirt colour and surprise buyers upon delivery. With the store closed all production is being done by Clinton, he’s the one answering emails and completing order fulfilment, so buyers can rest assured that he is fully adapted to practising social distancing at the shop and at home with his family.
“I was so happy to hear from Lesley, Clinton and Sarah as we were already looking at programs and funding that we could direct into the community to support those being impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis, but with no plan on how to generate additional funds,” said Laura Kennedy, Executive Director, GPHSF, Your Family Health Team Foundation. “With their support and vision for these light-hearted, awareness-raising social distancing t-shirts, we not only have an opportunity to raise money, but we also have a forum for the community to come together. We’re encouraging people that buy the shirts to please post on your social media using #PTBOTogetherAtHome. We have recently allocated funds to increase our Patient Compassion Fund with the Peterborough Family Health Team to better support patients that are currently experiencing financial barriers to care and promote health equity.”
For More on Past News (Archive)
3 Organizations Team up to Provide a New Program Preventing Youth Homelessness – April 11, 2019 (Read)
Refurbished Equipment Will Increase Patient Access for Timely Diagnostic Imaging Services – November 13, 2018 (Read)
Peterborough Butterfly Run Reveals Lending Libraries – October 10, 2018 (Read)
Blue Rodeo to Perform at Peterborough Memorial Centre December 28 – September 17, 2018 (Read)
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Past Annual Reports
Our #ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) features coverage on all things GPHSF, Your Family Health Team Foundation.
September 2018 – Dr. Debra Boyce, “Power of Women in Practise”, Peterborough Examiner, May 2018 (Read)
October 2018 – Dr. Don Spink, “PFHT Programs”, Peterborough Examiner, May 2017 (Read)
November 2018 – Dr. Steve Senior Memorial Fund, Peterborough Examiner, May 2017 (Read)
December 2018 – Dr. Rick Binette, “It’s A Family Affair for Dr. Rick Binette”, Peterborough Examiner, May 2018 (Read)
January 2019 – Dr. Bob Neville, Peterborough Examiner, May 2017 (Read)
January 2019 – Dr. Bill Shannon, “Combined Love of Science and People Inspire Dr. Shannon’s Journey to Medicine”, Peterborough Examiner, May 2018 (Read)
March 2019 – Dr. Nick van der Kamp, “Passion for Education, Innovation and A Global Perspective”, Peterborough Examiner, May 2018 (Read)
April 2019 – Dr. David Carr, “Balancing a Young Family and a Multi-Faceted Medical Career”, Peterborough Examiner, May 2018 (Read)
June 2019 – Dr. Mabel Mak, Peterborough Examiner, May 2019 (Read)
July 2019 – Dr. Daniel Houpt, Peterborough Examiner, May 2019 (Read)
August 2019 – Dr. Vanita Lokanathan, Peterborough Examiner, May 2019 (Read)
March 2020 – Dr. Craig Maltman, Peterborough Examiner, May 2019 (Read)
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