#ShopFromHome launches to help support local business community

Posted on Friday May 01, 2020
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In our continued efforts to support local, the City of Cambridge is launching a #ShopFromHome online campaign today to promote stores and services that have adapted to the COVID-19 situation by offering online shopping, curbside pickup and/or delivery options in Cambridge.

On our #OrderFromHome webpage, you can find a listing of your favourite businesses offering physical distancing friendly products and services to our community. To include your business, please fill out this form: www.INVESTcambridge.ca/OrderFromHome

This campaign follows the launch of the #DineFromHome map last week which highlights local restaurants offering take-out and delivery options.

Businesses and residents can also join the City’s social media campaign by downloading branding from the #OrderFromHome page and sharing on their websites or social media channels to encourage others to #ShopFromHome.  


There are many ways to support our local business community without making a purchase, and we are encouraging our community to rally around these establishments in any way possible.

  1. Leave a positive review – tell the world about the positive experiences you’ve had and what makes this business an amazing establishment.
  2. Like, Comment and Share on Social Media – by engaging with a small business online, you are helping them build their audience of potential customers.
  3. Use their promotional products – if you’ve received a t-shirt or mug from a small business use it, take a picture and tag them online.  Brand recognition is key for businesses just starting out.
  4. Recommend them – if you have an opportunity to refer a customer to a business, seize it.  Word of mouth advertising is important for small businesses.
  5. Reach out – connect with the business on a personal level, even a simple thank you for a great past experience can make a difference when times are tough.

Let’s work together to support our local business community!

Order from Home webpage - www.investcambridge.ca/OrderFromHome