NEIGHBOURS HELPING NEIGHBOURS

TEAM RUBICON IS BUILT TO SERVE.
WHAT ARE YOU BUILT FOR?

WANT TO HELP?

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PROTECT YOURSELF BEFORE SERVING OTHERS

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Team Rubicon Canada is built to serve, and together with our partners in the USA, we’ve launched the #NeighboursHelpingNeighbours initiative to meet the needs of our communities through safe, individual acts of service in response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

HOW CAN YOU SUPPORT YOUR COMMUNITY?

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Your gift enables Team Rubicon’s trained responders to meet the evolving needs of vulnerable communities across the country. You can support the organization’s unique ability to adapt to a changing and challenging environment. 



Join the 1,350+ veterans, first responders, and kick-ass civilians who are built to serve in the wake of disasters and complex crises like the COVID-19 outbreak. Register, train up, and look for opportunities to apply your skills and experience with our team. 

If you’ve safely served a neighbour or member of your community, let others know by sharing your story of inspiration using #NeighboursHelpingNeighbours. We can inspire action within the recommended guidelines below.

DONATESIGN UPSAFELY HELP YOUR NEIGHBOURS

KEEP DISTANCE

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  • Put distance between yourself and others if COVID-19 is spread in your community. 

  • This is especially important for those who are at higher risk of getting very sick.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds - especially if you have been in a public place and coughing or sneezing.

  • If necessary, use hand sanitizer which contains at least 60% alcohol. 

  • While washing, cover the entirety of your hands and rub together until dry.

  • Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.

WASH YOUR HANDS

First ensure you are healthy, non-symptomatic, and not part of an at-risk group

CHECK YOURSELF, YOUR FRIENDS & YOUR FAMILY

  • Check local and PHAC guidance

  • Ensure you’re tending to your preparedness and resilience.

  • Examine your supplies.

  • Encourage your family to be productive with their time.

  • Reach out and get to know your neighbours.


  • Check in with your community and ensure you all have comms with one-another. Consider virtual forums like Facebook groups, NextDoor, and WhatsApp.

  • Provide simple offers of support - such as a run to the grocery store for a senior citizen.

  • Reach out to local food pantries.

  • Launch virtual gatherings for get-togethers to discuss anything from PHAC guidance to the family tree.

CHECK ON YOUR LARGER COMMUNITY

HOW IS TEAM RUBICON RESPONDING TO COVID-19?

There is no playbook for this situation, but action is the only option. 

Team Rubicon is currently serving in communities providing assistance such as delivery service for food-insecure populations, coordination and logistics support for those in temporary quarantine, as well as individual volunteers helping their neighbours leveraging the safety guidance above.

These operations will continue to evolve as we navigate a new normal.

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#NeighboursHelpingNeighbours Safety Guidance