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Posts from October 2014

The Steveston BC Community Ramp Project!!

We received a gem of a tweet today informing us about the launch of a Community Ramp Project in the small fishing port just outside of Vancouver! Check out this article that appeared in the local community paper today! Click here for the article.

The Annex and College Street Community Ramp Project

Last weekend we hit another community ramp project home run, an out of the park grand slam in fact. In three days we built, painted, and delivered a record-breaking 48 ramps for businesses in Toronto’s Annex and College Street neighbourhoods between Bathurst and Spadina. There are so many amazing people and organizations to thank and …

Introducing the Haliburton Community Ramp Project!

Angela Andrews, a health promoter in Haliburton County, has started a community ramp project in Haliburton County! Last week Angela and her team of volunteers delivered their first two ramps to local businesses with a single stepped entry. Congratulations to you and your team Angela, we are so incredibly proud to learn about the successful …

The Danforth Community Ramp Project

July was a big month! It was a long time coming but we are proud to announce the successful delivery of 41 ramps that were a part of our Danforth Community Ramp Project. It was an incredible undertaking involving more than 30 volunteers and support from various organizations – but we did it! There are …

The Incredible Stratford Ramp Project

This picture sums up the efforts of Roger Koert and his committed group of volunteers from Stratford Ontario. Together they will deliver 24 ramps at no cost to local businesses. This is absolutely incredible and will certainly change the streetscape in Stafford! Huge congratulations to you Roger and all of your volunteers – all of …

The Community Ramp Project Update and… The Triple Stepper!!

It has been a busy spring time coordinating community ramp projects in Toronto, across the province and beyond. We’ve had so much fun working with some amazing people and helping them take on their own ramp projects in Stratford, Guelph, Port Hope, Mimico, Seaforth, Markham and Aurora here in Ontario as well as Halifax out …

The Stratford Community Ramp Project

Roger Koert from Stratford Ontario has launched a Community Ramp Project of his own in Stratford! Check out this fantastic article that appeared in the local paper helping spread awareness about the ramps and his efforts to help remove barriers in his neighbourhood. Click here to read!

The Toronto Public Space Initiative

We recently met with architect Chloe Doesburg who is a volunteer with The Toronto Public Space Initiative, she wrote a fantastic blog post about StopGap and our pursuit for an inclusive society free of physical barriers. This nonprofit organization is all about enhancing public space here in Toronto – click here for the link to …