Montreal teen opens pop-up PPE store to help community during pandemic
Vanessa Vassalos, 16, plans to donate some of her profits to the Montreal Children's Hospital
Sixteen-year-old Vanessa Vassalos says she wanted to do something meaningful over the summer to help others during the pandemic.
That's why she decided to open a pop-up shop, selling personal protective equipment to the community, in a building owned by her grandfather.
She says it took some convincing, but she was able to persuade her family to let her use a small ground-floor space on Parc Avenue.
Vassalos says she plans to donate some of the profits to the Montreal Children's Hospital.