Growing up in Regina, we are very fortunate for the community we have around us. We believe that if you’ve been given a gift, the only way to keep it is to pass it on.
We were a part of the inaugural year of Build Love, the idea that started a goodwill movement in Regina. With hundreds of volunteers putting into thousands of hours, this project really was the Regina community coming together to help a family in need. This year we’ve selected a very deserving family to help and the project is well under way. Checkout the progress here: Build Love: Year Two
We proudly support Queen City Pride week in Regina. For the past 6 years we’ve been supporting Queen City Pride. This past year we showcased the pride parade event with this awesome video! Find out what we’ve done over the years here: Six Years Ago We Fell In Love
In 2015 with the help of Jordan McFarlen we started Big Idea Camp a business camp for highschool students. It’s now into it’s Fourth year! Big Idea Camp 3.0 saw 16 students and many community partners making it the best year yet. We even offered a job to one lucky Big Idea Camper. Misha (AKA the Mish Kebab!) is still working with Strategy Lab and is more enthusiastic than ever!
Jeph teaches Admin 224 (Entrepreneurship) at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. The class project was to start a company that actually created a product and sold it for a profit. The class chose social enterprise (donating the profit back to a Non-profit) and we ended up selling 60 t-shirts in 7 days and donating $1,000 to Carmichael Outreach in Regina. Then in 2016 we were interviewed on CBC for the “Free Hugs” campaign we did!
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This years class project was to start a company that sold “MisMatched Mittens”. We again went with social enterprise and we ended up selling 89 pairs of mitts in 3 weeks and donating $885 to the Redcross #ImagineNoBullying Campaign in Regina. We also got a little press in the LeaderPost for MisMatched Mitten.