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Day 11 – Tunes for Toonies – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 13, 2011 by Michael

For the past three years Ryan Taylor  (you might remember him as a giant elf) and Duarte Da Silva have provided the kickass music selection that keeps  HoHoTO going long into the night. Sadly, this year our favourite elf is too busy at the North Pole polishing his jewels to join us. Instead, special DJ… Read more »

Day 8- Daily Bread needs Food too!

December 9, 2011 by Alexa

As part of our 13 days of #HoHoTo blog series, we thought we would put the spotlight on how else to help beyond cold hard cash.  This year, food bank supplies are running at their lowest ever.  Along with your party pants, and dancing shoes, please bring with some food to donate to our drive…. Read more »

Day 7 – You + HoHoTO = Making the world a better place – 13 Days of #HoHoTO

December 8, 2011 by Alexa

You’re an awesome company. We’re a great cause. It’s a perfect match! You – smart, fun, outgoing and looking to help make the world suck a little less this HoHoTO season. Us – committed to being the most rewarding spend you can make this year. Helping people who need our support, making a difference to… Read more »

Molson Coors cares about community

December 8, 2011 by Michael

It is literally true that there could be no HoHoTO without our sponsors. We can never really thank them enough for all the support, energy, creativity and cold, hard cash they bring to the cause. One sponsor that has been with us right from the very start is Molson Coors, and we’re singling them out… Read more »

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 »