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Day 6 – Promo Codes For the HoHoTO-lidays – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 7, 2011 by Alexa

It’s nice to do something nice for others.  But sometimes, it’s nice to do something for ourselves too.  Especially during the HoHoTO season when we’re all giving and helping the world suck a little less. Well today’s 13 Days of HoHoTO How To Help Tip lets you do something special for yourself by using our… Read more »

Day 5 – Psst… we hear that you’d do an awesome job running a food drive. Check out our quick start guide! – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 6, 2011 by Alexa

What? You want to run a HoHoTO food drive?! That’s GREAT! HoHoTO is all about the spirit of pulling together (especially at the last minute!) and doing good for the local community.  The Daily Bread Food Bank needs you more than ever this year – so thanks for stepping up! We’ve made it as simple… Read more »

Day 4 – Cook Up a HoHoTO Treat! – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 5, 2011 by Alexa

At FreshBooks, we eat just as much as anyone. More, in fact, than lots of people in Toronto get to eat. So a couple of folks decided  to spend part of their weekend cooking up tasty “daal” — an Indian dish of spiced lentils in support of HoHoTO and called it the Daalpocalypse. We made… Read more »

Day 3 – A Little Info Goes A Long Way – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 4, 2011 by Alexa

It’s Sunday, so today’s way you can help make a difference for Daily Bread Food Bank this HoHoTO season is a little more cerebral.  While you are sipping your coffee, take a couple of minutes to read a bit more about the charity we support and the hunger issue in Toronto. From Daily Bread’s 2011… Read more »

Day 2 – Swears Jars are Sexy – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 3, 2011 by Alexa

My partner jokes that I “swear enough to embarrass my father, the sailor” and it’s true. If you are like me, you can turn your natural talents to good by starting a #HoHoTO Swear Jar.  Even if you are a beginning curser, your contributions to the Daily Bread Food Bank will make a difference.  A… Read more »

13 Days of HoHoTO – Day 1 – Bling Your Sig

December 2, 2011 by Alexa

Only 13 days to go! #HoHoTO is coming fast! You may have seen our announcement yesterday that we have broken the $40,000 mark in this year’s fundraising efforts for the Daily Bread Food Bank, but they need 1.2 million dollars! With everyone asking “how can we help?”  we thought we’d give a little guide to… Read more »

HoHoTO 2011 – We Need YOU!

November 24, 2011 by Alexa

Here’s why we do this: (from Daily Bread Food Bank) With a shortfall of 140,000 pounds of food and $85,000 from the Fall Drive, Daily Bread is looking to raise 1.2 million pounds of food and 1.2 million dollars by January 4 in order to ensure that food continues to go out over the winter… Read more »

Hangover Auction Prize Lots & Times

December 20, 2010 by Alexa

We’re all chomping at the bit to know what’s up for grabs tonight at the Hangover Auction, and finally the list!!! 8:00-8:30 Lots #Lot1 – Sony eReader Sony eReader ($200) Sponsor @EdenSpodek #Lot2 – Cloud Space 2.5 hours of collaborative at Cloud Espresso Bar, 968 Queen Street West, Toronto ($200) Sponsors – @CloudAdAgency & SMG… Read more »

Hangover Auction How To

December 20, 2010 by Alexa

Tonight is the #HoHoTO Hangover Auction,  your last chance to help HoHoTO help the world suck a little less by helping the Daily Bread. After Thursday’s massive, exhausting and wonderful HoHoTO Holiday Party, we’ve got some unclaimed prizes left over  so we’re auctioning them off along with a handful of goodies we kept in reserve… Read more »

Hangover Auction – Monday Dec 20th!

December 17, 2010 by Alexa

Missed out on #HoHoTO? Didn’t win anything? Want a creative way to help us get over the $62K mark? Join the Hangover Auction on Monday night on twitter! “What is the Hangover Auction” you ask? It’s when we auction off all the unclaimed raffle prizes on twitter to continue raising money for Daily Bread Food… Read more »