GOOD NEWS FROM OUR GOOD PARTNERS

You can never have enough good news

Especially during times like these. And that’s why we want to recognize our good partners who are pivoting to support community needs in response to COVID-19. We’re extremely grateful for the good work our good partners are doing, from raising and donating funds to charitable organizations to switching their production to hand sanitizer.


D'ONT POKE THE BEAR: Let’s end bullying

D’Ont Poke the Bear, whose founders both experienced bullying as children, are standing up for kids across the province through every sale of their VQA wine and craft cider. So far, they’ve raised $75,000 for Kids Help Phone to provide in-class counselling for over 400 students and make services more accessible across Canada.

LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS INITIATIVE

MEGALOMANIAC: We can’t thank you enough

Megalomaniac Winery said thank you to Ontario’s healthcare workers by delivering 720 bottles of their special wine label, Much Obliged, to 30 care facilities. These products are now available on LCBO.com, with a portion of proceeds going to Food Banks Canada.

LEARN MORE: WE CAN'T THANK YOU ENOUGH

ARTERRA: Music to our ears

Jackson-Triggs matched every dollar raised at Canada’s Great Kitchen Party, a live stream music event benefiting MusiCounts. With their $20,000 donation, MusiCounts will provide instruments for 4 schools across Canada and continue supporting music education for all.

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ACE HILL: Locals helping locals

Ace Hill is partnering with Evergreen Canada to help fund their Farm in a Box program. For every Pilsner, Raspberry or Lemon Vodka Soda purchased, Ace Hill will donate 25 cents to help provide farm-fresh produce for people in transitional housing.

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CAMPARI: Canadian creativity, on the rocks

Campari Canada teamed up with Bartender Atlas in search of Canada’s most creative bartenders. Hundreds of entries later, the #CampariStirCrazy program paid over $35,000 directly to 137 Canadian bartenders for their one-of-a-kind cocktails.

SEE THE RECIPES

STELLA ARTOIS: Give a little, eat a lot

Stella Artois is helping local restaurants across Canada keep their doors open with the Rally for Restaurants initiative. When you buy a $25 or $50 gift card from a participating establishment, Stella Artois will top it up with $10* for you to enjoy. *Up to $1000 contribution per restaurant.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

MICHELOB ULTRA: Some ultra good news

Through their #UltraCalForCal initiative, Michelob ULTRA hosted virtual
workouts in support of Food Banks Canada. After the event, participants shared the calories they burned and Michelob ULTRA made a matching donation, totalling $10,000 or 30,000 meals.

DONATE TO FOOD BANKS CANADA

BACARDI: Bringing the bar to you

Bacardi created a new YouTube channel, SHIFT, dedicated to honouring Canadian bartenders. Local bartenders were hired to share their craft with fellow Canadians from their own homes through mixing advice, cocktail tutorials, and stories told from behind the bar.

TUNE INTO BACARDI SHIFT

STEAM WHISTLE BREWING: Meals on vintage wheels

In partnership with Baycrest Health Sciences and Circle of Care, Steam Whistle Brewing is putting its fleet of vintage trucks to work and delivering meals to thousands of seniors in need.

LEARN MORE ABOUT MEALS ON VINTAGE WHEELS

CAPTAIN MORGAN: Great teams, better teammates

Captain Morgan and Toronto FC are teaming up to help support Canadians in need. Together, they’re donating $50,000 to Second Harvest, a food rescue organization that supports Canadians facing food insecurity.

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BUDWEISER: This Bud’s for good 

Budweiser is donating $500,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to support frontline workers. Learn more about how you can donate to Budweiser’s #OneTeam initiative.

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CORBY & DIAGEO: Partnering up during hard times

Corby and Diageo, two of Canada’s largest spirits companies, have joined forces to support the Bartenders Benevolent Fund. Learn more about how you can help support servers and bartenders across Canada.

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT

MILL ST.: All hands on deck

To help stop the spread of COVID-19, Mill Street Brewery has switched production from beer to hand sanitizer. Since mid-March, they’ve been busy producing hand sanitizer for frontline workers at the LCBO and The Beer Store.

LEARN MORE ABOUT ALL HANDS ON DECK