The Annex Responds to COVID-19
Even as we are
all encouraged to practice social distancing, there has never been a more
urgent need for us to come together as a community.
Already we have
witnessed extraordinary gestures as neighbours have reached out to help neighbours.
Terri Chu on Albany, for example, has
distributed flyers on her street urging those who need assistance to contact
her. As Terri says, “If I can’t do it myself, I will put you in touch with
someone who can.” And already she has heard from twenty people who have
volunteered to lend a hand.
there are two critical needs right now:
Celebrating Acts of Kindness
We know that
there are many more acts of kindness to applaud out there. Please let us know
if you have been the recipient of such thoughtfulness or have witnessed
neighbours helping neighbours. Are there examples of apartment dwellers coming
together? Are there movements to shop locally in order to help the small
businesses in our community?
We’d love to celebrate
this generous spirit in our Annex neighbourhood.
reports to email@example.com and we’ll post them in the coming days.
Residents can also take advantage of and/or support the
following city-wide initiatives. We’re all in this together – and together we
can make it through!