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ABOUT - A letter from the Founder
Let’s FACE it! Is a Canadian company.
Let's FACE it! donates 1 mask for every 8 sold to senior homes, the most vulnerable part of our population to the Covid-19 epidemic. As of Nov 1, 2020 we have donated 220 masks. Very grateful to everyone that made this possible. Thanks
I had written a draft that was professional and glossy… and decided that is not me and who I represent. Here is a short history of Let’s FACE it!
I lost my employment due to restructuring in late February 2020 after almost 7 years of service. Not the best time to lose your bi-weekly income. But when is it? As with most single mothers... NEVER!
Two weeks later (March 17, 2020) our world & reality as we knew it was at a standstill, and we were all confined to our homes due to the Corona Virus pandemic.
I was listening to the news in disbelief… how the hell am I going to find a job during this epidemic, how am I going to pay the bills and still act cheerful and positive around my son? I did not want to add extra stress to a teenager, they have enough to deal with. To add fuel to the fire my son was at higher risk from chronic asthma and was anxious enough already.
I realized that while I can’t control Covid-19, I can control my reaction to it, that is when everything changed for me. I needed to face the facts and try to accept our world’s new reality.
I was very fortunate that my friend George whom I have known since my days in the garment industry, reached out to check up on me. We got talking and discussed working together to sell a line of face masks online. This was before the media and politicians were on the bandwagon on masks.
ZOOM forward to today... (LOL). I have merchandised a line of Face Masks that are reusable, washable and comfortable to wear with an added value of a little humour and elegance. I am hoping you enjoy wearing it for your protection.
I have reached out to friends and family for their help and support during this journey and have not been disappointed. I want to heartily thank the following:
Stella, Tina , Elaine & Tamara – for believing in my vision & in Moi. GRAZIE my coumas
Patrice – for helping me brand the web site & for always keeping me laughing. My oldest and dearest friend. TI AMO CARO!
Mimi – for encouraging me and for giving me guidance in web design. LOVE YA!
Anna – my cousin for supplying me with original artwork immediately even though she had major deadlines at work. She brought my vision to life. HOW AMAZING! I ADORE YOU AND YOUR TALENT.
Joe – my cuz who guided me with the financial mazes. COUGI, you the best!
Stephanie & Ginette – for their free legal & immediate help. MERCI les girls!
Ginake – for his IT support and having patience with me. MULTUMESC!
Mary – my adopted mother superior.
And last but not least my son Frederic – for always having my back and being my greatest fan.
Please keep your sense of humour and stay safe & well! And wear MY masks… LOL