A couple of weeks ago we got the cutest videos of a little girl named Katherine unpacking a Guelph Box. They made our day as we always love seeing creative things people are doing with their boxes, whether it's commentary, yummy snacks or spreading the love with others. Last Wednesday we got an email from her mom, Patricia, asking us to clarify which week the box they ordered was to be delivered as she didn't realize that she'd just missed the deadline for last week and didn't want to get Katherine's hopes up. We immediately knew that we couldn't leave sweet Katherine empty-handed and made a small gift bag of a few items we had left after packing that day's boxes. We...
I began starting to better understand Guelph’s sense of community when I started my own small business venture towards the later months of my second year of university. I had started a zero-waste club at the beginning of that year as I was trying to change my lifestyle to be more sustainable.
As a result of these mentoring relationships, children achieve improved social emotional competence, mental health and wellness, and educational engagement and employment readiness. Your support is helping more than 700 local children realize their full potential.
The past six weeks have been a whirlwind, and our hearts are so full of gratitude for this community. The ripple effects of Guelph Box have been far too numerous to count, but we look forward to sharing with you some of the moments that make us exclaim “We LOVE Guelph!” Because trust me, there are lots!