COVID-19: Grocery Hero matches shoppers with health care workers

More than 2,500 Canadians have signed on to an online service that matches volunteer grocery shoppers with frontline health workers.

Grocery Hero Canada, a free delivery service established just a week ago by a group of friends in Toronto, puts volunteers in touch with medical professionals in their postal code, allowing them schedule a grocery run.

Grocery Hero

“Medical professionals do not want to go into grocery stores and potentially expose the public. And grocery delivery services are oversubscribed right now. Instead, volunteers across Canada are matched with a medical professional in their neighbourhood by postal code, and put in touch directly to arrange free grocery delivery,” the website said.

Volunteers fill out a Google Form on the website ( and they get matched with a nearby health professional.

Grocery Hero says 70 per cent of matches are within one kilometre of each other.

Football news:

Jankauskas on Mourinho: Smart, witty and strong. First of all, the spirit
Balotelli wants Brescia to return him to the team or pay compensation. In the summer, the player will change clubs
Witzel on Sancho: He is one of the best players of his generation
Favre about Mike Sancho: I didn't see Anything – I can't judge. I don't know why he did it
The championship will resume on June 20
PSV does not plan to buy out Rodriguez. The defender will return to Milan
Bergomi on Icardi's transfer to PSG: Parisians don't have the prestige of Inter