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Why wait for Black Friday when Non-profits can get 80% off all year round

November 21, 2022

Every year, Black Friday reminds us of an inspirational story that President Jody Steinhauer, shared with us about helping a non-profit group when she first started Bargains Group. At the time, she was volunteering and was unexpectedly asked to watch the clothing room at a homeless shelter while the social workers went out to buy […] Read More

Let’s Talk Personal Hygiene Care, At a Bargain!

October 31, 2022

Let’s talk about personal care! For most of us at home, our personal care needs are fairly basic but when you are working with non-profits they have their own list of needs. First of all, budget is one of the more relevant factors in what non-profits need. The less they spend per item, the more […] Read More

Increased Costs and Supply Shortages are overwhelming Canadian Charities – We are Here to Help!

August 10, 2022

The recent inflation of prices and daily expenses are affecting not only families, institutions, and businesses, but also the charities and organizations of the not-for-profit sector that are seeking financial or other relief. However, amidst the current supply chain shortage crisis, this increase in demands for supplies and services has charities struggling to find the […] Read More

Wholesale Canada Day Deals for your Company

June 14, 2022

Canada Day is Friday, July 1st, 2022 – Are you ready to celebrate our great nation?  Holidays, in general, are a great time to treat your staff and show them some extra appreciation. Canada Day is no different – and we have a bunch of budget-friendly ideas that will help bring in the true Canada […] Read More

Celebrating the Impact of Full Circle Donations, from Haiti!

October 25, 2021

At The Bargains Group, we continue to find ways to live our core value, We Make a Positive Impact! This past summer, we connected with Moise Aristide, who is an incredible changemaker supporting kids in a rural school in Haiti. At this time, Haiti is facing both political turmoil and supply and demand challenges with […] Read More

5 Ways to Stay Safe (& Sane) this Back to School Season!

September 15, 2020

By: Jody Steinhauer, Founder of Bargains Group & Kits for a Cause As a mother of 5 (ages: 10th grade to recent university grad), I can feel the collective anxiety across Canada that parents and families are experiencing, as students go back to school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While there’s no magic wand (or mask) […] Read More

Great News From Jody!

September 4, 2020

I can’t believe that it’s finally Back to School season – with 5 kids at home, it felt like the month of March lasted 6 months! While, we don’t know how long COVID-19 will impact our lives, I hope that you are adjusting to this new normal – whatever that looks like! I wanted to […] Read More


June 25, 2020

Originally posted on Kits for a Cause They say good things come in threes and we couldn’t agree more! In three easy steps, Kits for a Cause makes THREE major impact points: (1) within people that are Kit packing (2) for our charitable partners receiving the Kits (3) and on the person receiving the Kit. […] Read More

Anxious About Re-Opening? We Have Some Tips to Help You!

June 9, 2020

As an essential supplier to many front line agencies and workers, we have remained open during this pandemic, working tirelessly to ensure everyone has access to the PPE that they need to stay safe. Since we have remained open, I’ve had many other business owners ask me for advice on how to ease the stress […] Read More

What is the biggest challenge you face as an entrepreneur?

August 28, 2019

(Question asked by one of our awesome interns!) Oh wow, this is a loaded question – how can I pick just ONE! As much as I love being an entrepreneur and I wouldn’t change it for the world it’s filled with challenges every day.  I think if I had to really narrow it down it […] Read More