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9 Local Businesses You Can Support From Home

Vince Cavaliere

Vince Cavaliere has been actively involved in the Kamloops Real Estate market for over 25 years...

Vince Cavaliere has been actively involved in the Kamloops Real Estate market for over 25 years...

Mar 31 6 minutes read

As a member of the Kamloops community, we know how important it is to support our small businesses.

We know of  many small businesses here in Kamloops that are being affected by the C-19 pandemic and its important that we continue to support them as much as we can. In no particular order we’ve compiled a list of 9 local businesses that you can support from home.

1. Kamloops Food Bank

How You Can Help: At this time both monetary & shelf stable food donations are needed. If you would like to drop off any donations please do so Mon-Fri between 8am-2pm at the red receiving bay door at 171 Wilson St. If you are unable to do so, donation bins are located at the front of grocery stores for non-perishable items and are picked up daily. For monetary donations, visit our website.

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The Kamloops Food Bank Operates independently and is a member in good standing of the Food Banks of British Columbia and an affiliates member of Food Banks of Canada. 7000 individuals accessed the services at the Kamloops Food Bank in 2018. They need our help!

2. Underwraps Advertising

How You Can Help: While the showroom is closed, they are still operating as normal for orders & offer pick/dropoff options that are well in the practice of social distancing.

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Underwraps is a local business offering a multitude of promotional products. Anything from, Branded apparel, signage, prints, vehicle wraps & much more! They will take care of all your business advertising needs!

3. Earls Kamloops

How You Can Help: Although the doors are closed, the kitchen is still open. Call for pickup and receive 20% off your order! Additionally, Earls Groceries is officially available. Not comfortable leaving the house or doing your best to keep the social distance? Earls Groceries will pick up whatever you like and deliver your groceries to you!

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Earls is not a franchise, it’s a family-owned business. We welcome people into the Earls Experience (aka our culture). We grow by ensuring our people can too.

4. Sweet Spot Cupcakes

How You Can Help: Though their doors are closed, Sweet Spot is still offering their services, whether that be ordering cupcakes or have a fresh cake baked - they are here to get the job done! They will provide contact-less  delivery or pickup options.

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Our goal is to make you feel welcome and comfortable when you walk through our doors, greeted with a smile and delicious moist sweets for you to enjoy. As mentioned above, we also create custom cakes and we look forward to creating your vision in cake form with you.

5. Art Knapp

How You Can Help: The store is now closed however, if you email or phone in your order, they will help you arrange for pick-up or delivery!

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Our production Nursery is located behind the Art Knapp store and covers over 7 acres of land. Our 20 full-time and 60 seasonal Nursery staff are knowledgeable horticulture experts in helping you find the best plants to fit your garden’s natural features.  We have over 40 years of experience growing our plants and are here to help you every step of the way, whether you are a beginner gardener or looking for fresh new ideas for your mature garden.

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6. Peters Pasta

How You Can Help: The restaurant is now closed but take away is not! Take out orders are available Tues-Sat from 4:30-7pm. To keep everyone safe, payment is provided over the phone and curbside pick up is available outside of the store.

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We are also now offering %25 off bottles of wine and 2 for 1 beer and ciders our menu in posted in our Instagram highlights!


7. BOLD Pizzeria

How You Can Help:  The pizzeria is now closed but you can always place your take out orders on the website - no one makes pizza like BOLD!

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s in Naples, our Fire Inspired handcrafted Pizzas' are BOLD in every way. Choose one of the premium favourites or enjoy your own personal creations. Ready in minutes, your fire kissed pizza is packed with punch you in the tongue flavour! Our Delicious Pastas, Salads and Starters compliment your BOLD Pizza. Get an order of Italian gelato or cheesecake as the perfect treat! We challenge you to live BOLD. BE BOLD!


8. Bright Eye Brewing

How You Can Help:  Though currently closed, pick up or delivery options are available from 12pm-7pm!

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Bright Eye Brewing is a new generation of brewery, using the lessons learned from the last wave of massively successful craft breweries.


9. Krob Krua Thai Restaurant

How You Can Help:  While the restaurant is closed, they are offering 10% off on all pick up or take away orders! Open 7 days a week. Download the app and have the food delivered right to your door!

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We want to make every plate that come out the kitchen taste as good as the first one. We will try to be quicker but our main focus is quality of the food.


We Want to Hear From You!

We want to hear what local businesses you’re supporting during this time. Head to our Facebook page and let us know!

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