THE TEAMS BEHIND THE TEAM/
We don’t do it alone. Who does? These are our sponsors and partners. Whether it’s in donations, ambassadorships, workshops, events – or simply just because we stand for the same things. These companies and individuals help us see out or goals to a future where self-development is accessible to all and supported by all in their communities.
Innovation starts here.
Since she was just a wee child, Paola dreamt of bringing joy to everyone she met. Those dreams came true in 2012 when she opened The Candy Bar; spreading the sugar high as far and wide as she could. Her infectious enthusiasm quickly won legions of converts, and her store is now the #1 stop for chocoholics, school kids, candy-fiends, UK expats and everyone on good terms with their sweet tooth.
Canva is a graphic-design tool website, founded in 2012. It uses a drag-and-drop format and provides access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts.
Common People is a general store with the goal of providing Toronto with well crafted, thoughtfully curated goods. Along with those goods comes a space that is open to locals and visitors to participate in workshops, art showings, and anything our local talent might need a home for.
Bringing together women of colour interested in healing and living well. We focus on developing conversations, moments and connections by creating a safe and inclusive space for women of colour. Taking care of ourselves and each other.
In 2010 Earth tu Face began with two herbalists, a garden, and focus on creating a purely plant-based 100% natural skincare line, free of toxins or synthetic compounds. We have grown our skincare line from the ground up, intentionally choosing plants that heal, restore and rejuvenate skin cells. We believe that you should never put on your skin what you wouldn’t put in your mouth.
Eve is a publication/organization featuring the work of female artists and writers exhibiting these experiences of building, breaking and building again. Eve is where women face their demons, Eve is where women become vulnerable in the face of society, Eve is where women admit to failure, Eve is where women claim victory, Eve is where women break boundaries, but more importantly, Eve is where women can build a home.
F&M, at its core, is about healing:
Healing is reflected in our wholehearted support of Self Care and Self Love which stands in opposition to the pervasive message that something is inherently wrong with us, and that we need a product to fix it. We see the beauty in all bodies, all backgrounds, all ethnicities, all races and all genders. Our potions are mediums of empowerment through self care.
A cozy sports bar located on Queen St. in Trinity Bellwoods, this spot hosts the herHABITAT Open Mic Night. With a hug waiting for you every time you come back, great drink deals, a wonderful ambiance and delicious food with a variety of options for all eaters this is the perfect spot to catch up with friends or to rent for your next event.
We are very motivated and passionate about responsible consumerism, social change, empathy, and transparency. Our first focus is to provide a home for the artistic work of women, non-binary, and marginalized folks. In addition to the handmade offerings within the retail shop, we host events and workshops that need safe spaces, and honour the work of up-and-coming artists in our artist-friendly gallery space. We have a monthly donation budget as well and we encourage you to let us know where you’d like to see our help!
Octopus Garden is a vibrant and inclusive health centre offering resources to inspire the return to our natural state of being whole. We believe in an honest, authentic connection with our students and we value teaching with kindness and respect. These principles are the foundation of our mission – to provide a safe space for inquiry, practice, community and healing.
Tech needs more talent, more innovation, and more inclusivity. Yet despite the demand, traditional models of post-secondary education are not preparing students for an industry that’s constantly changing. So we decided to do something about it.
RED is for people who want fulfilling, innovative, and important work. It’s for having creative freedom, for making connections, and for having a say in what happens next.
It’s for designing your tomorrow.
We are an online space for mental health advocacy, body love and intersectional feminism.
Wildcraft is a Toronto based company devoted to creating 100% natural skin care products. Our products are all handmade in small batches with ingredient lists that are simple, pure and easy to understand, giving you peace of mind in knowing exactly what you are putting on your body.
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