Feeding The Hungry In Your Community

feed the hungryDid you know? 1 in 8 households in Canada is food insecure, amounting to over 4 million Canadians (including 1.15 million children) living in homes that struggle to put food on the table. This is according to PROOF, a food insecurity research team based in Toronto. Now knowing these disconcerting statistics, you’re likely wondering how you can help families in your own community that are struggling with food insecurity. You can start by using the GetAssist app to find and discuss opportunities, as well as present ideas of your own.

Whether you’d like to help remedy hunger in your community immediately or would prefer brainstorming ways to assist for the long-haul, be sure to take the following ideas into consideration, and most importantly, take action!

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GetAssist Celebrates Two Anniversaries In October

GetAssist AnniversariesCanada’s Private Social Network Celebrates Third Anniversary in Calgary & First in Mississauga!
GetAssist Inc. opened its doors in Calgary October 26th, 2015 and the rest is history. GetAssist has been setting up offices across Canada ever since.

Last year, GetAssist began serving the Mississauga, Ontario community.

Located at 5780 Timberlea Blvd #106, Mississauga, ON L4W 4W8 the office provides brick and mortar support to local GetAssist users and businesses.

“GetAssist answers the question of ‘What’s in it for me?’” CEO Bruce Fikowski said. “For perhaps the first time ever, GetAssist creates a nexus where small businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals connect for a purposeful online social experience.”

GetAssist works through businesses purchasing memberships for a nominal fee to gain access to the network and narrowly tailored sales leads. The network remains completely free and 100 percent private to social users, who remain anonymous to the point of sale.

In addition to Mississauga, GetAssist serves Vaughan, Scarborough, Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

This year GetAssist opened its first Network Centre in Winnipeg, MN.

We are looking forward to many more anniversaries to be shared with communities all across Canada and beyond!

GetAssist Issues Fundraising Challenge for Wednesday’s BNC Fundraiser

Broadway Neighbourhood CentreWinnipeg, Manitoba – Bruce Fikowski, CEO of Get Assist, Inc., offered a friendly fundraising challenge to his fellow Winnipeg business professionals to meet or exceed his $1,000 donation to the Broadway Neighborhood Centre (BNC) on Wednesday.

“Fundraising for worthwhile causes remains part and parcel of strong and healthy communities,” Fikowski said. “We are working at our level best to ensure that we support Winnipeg as much as it supports us.”

The BNC will hold a dawn to dusk fundraiser on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 to raise a minimum $20,000 to fund its free youth programming. The BNC promotes healthy lifestyles, positive change, respect and building communities.

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The Grand Opening of the Winnipeg Network Centre

Grand Opening Winnipeg CentreA special thanks to all our guests who came out for the Grand Opening of the GetAssist Network Centre at Confusion Corner in Winnipeg! The mayor Brian Bowman assisted in the ribbon cutting and talked about small businesses and technology firms growing in Winnipeg. Mayoral candidate Don Woodstock and retired police chief Devon Clunis were also there, as well as, the heart of the GetAssist Business Network, many of our hard-working members!

The 1,000-square-foot Network Centre offers Winnipeg a location and support for small businesses to expand their operations and grow local jobs.

“Winnipeg’s best place for small business,” according to GetAssist CEO Bruce Fikowski, offers Mac and PC computers, private meeting space, free WiFi, complimentary coffee, whiteboards, a board room, and presentation area with podium and projector.

We would love to demonstrate to you how you can leverage this space as a valued Business Member of GetAssist to grow and conduct business.

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