Blog

  • Announcing our grant to Anishnawbe Health Toronto

    The last few weeks have seen the world focus has shifted from the COVID virus, to economic reopening, and then to Black Lives Matter. Meanwhile the...
  • An Update on Long Term Care Homes and Where the Pandemic Might be Headed Next

    The HomeFront team were taking time over the last couple of weeks to absorb the new conversations that were happening around systemic racism and po...
  • A Time For Reflection: 6 Key Business Lessons Learned at The Home Front in 10 Weeks

    Even though as an organization The Home Front is only ten weeks old, we have had to pivot often. Since we started, so much has changed in the world...
  • Meet Jackie Lee of Masks For Covid

    In addition to running an engineering recruitment firm and being an active angel investor, Jackie Lee has been doing phenomenal work getting masks ...
  • Meet the Team: Cathy, Gabriella, Julien

    Gabriella Rackoff, Content Coordinator Find her on LinkedIn. Why did you decide to join the Home Front Team?After being laid off from a senior bran...
  • Introducing Art for Hope

    In addition to raising money, an important goal for us at The Home Front has been to offer hope and inspiration.  There is so much creative talent...
  • Roundup: 4 Companies Making a Difference

    We’re really excited about deploying our first two grants to Markhaven Home for Seniors and HomesFirst Shelter’s Willowdale Welcome Centre last wee...
  • A Few More Great Folks leading The Home Front

    Zoe Share, Marketing & Communications Lead Find her on LinkedIn.   Why did you decide to join the Home Front Team?I don't like feeling hopeless...
  • We'd Like to Introduce You to a Few of Our Team Leads

    Meet Toronto Team Lead, Jen Couldrey At the Home Front, we think it's important for you to meet the people behind the organization. Today we're int...
  • Keep Up to Speed with These Great Articles

    News: PPE supply chains, a positive note from Canada's ICUs, and COVID-19 in developing countries At the Home Front, we understand it is important ...
  • Our First Two Grant Recipients

    Thanks to dozens of generous donors to The HomeFront, The Upside Foundation has been able to make our first two grants to frontline organizations that are currently experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks in Ontario: Markhaven Home for Seniors and Homes First Society. We will continue to work relentlessly to understand the core issues facing those on the frontlines of the battle against COVID-19 and ensure that donations to The HomeFront are directed to the areas of highest need. Thank you so much for your support!

  • Why We Don't Need N95s, and Doctors Do!

    Medical authorities are increasingly urging the general public to wear cloth masks when they venture out of their homes. Cloth masks are the key he...