To the Community,
I’m pleased to provide this final financial reconciliation of the Northumberland Producers Alliance face shield campaign which was administered by our organization (Northumberland CFDC) on behalf of all.
On Friday, MPP David Piccini and Northumberland CFDC Executive Director Wendy Curtis welcomed Ontario’s Minister of Finance, the Hon. Rod Phillips, to Venture13, where Northumberland.io Production Lead Colin Slade demoed our face shields and production process for the Minister.
For two solid months, our producer alliance was the sole source of face shields for front-line workers in Northumberland. Looking back, it is hard to believe that our community faced critical shortages of personal protective equipment, and that such an urgent need would be met by a spontaneous effort of passionate volunteers.