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Tania Samsonova on volunteering for #HoHoTO

December 8, 2014 by Katie Boland

Can you believe it? We’re all a few days away to the best holiday party of the year! And we couldn’t do it without our group of dedicated volunteers, many that come back every year, to check guests in, collect donations at the photo booth, sell raffle tickets and much more. To give you an… Read more »

Raffle Roundup

December 7, 2014 by Katie Boland

We thought that you’d like to read about all the incredible prizes our sponsors have donated to the raffle. Please note that some of these items will end up in our fabulous HANGOVER AUCTION, which will take place on Sunday, December 14th— but more on that soon. And all of these items are subject to… Read more »

Sponsorship Roundup #2: Why do you support HoHoTO & The Daily Bread Food Bank?

December 6, 2014 by Lauren Souch

Take one part fun, one part fundraiser, throw in some serious holiday cheer and you’ve got one heck of a party: HoHoTO. We’ve got some truly generous sponsors helping us make this year’s event the best yet. But don’t take our word for it – here’s what they have to say about why they’re supporting HoHoTO and… Read more »

Gail Nyberg from Daily Bread on Why help is needed

December 4, 2014 by Katie Boland

The number of households in Ontario turning to food banks increased significantly this year, according to the Ontario Association of Food Banks.In total, 17,182 households accessed food banks in March 2014 compared to 14,206 households last year. To further explain how #HoHoTO’s funds help to support the Daily Bread Food Bank and the Toronto community we… Read more »

Sponsorship Round-up #1

November 27, 2014 by Lauren Souch

HoHoTO is the best holiday party in Toronto, while also raising sorely needed funds for Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank. An awesome raffle, massive pizza delivery, great DJs, and massage-by-donation are just some of the fun things we have planned for this year’s event; but we couldn’t do it without the support and generosity of our… Read more »

Request a Song for the party by donating!

November 26, 2014 by Katie Boland

Want to have your say on the dance floor at HoHoTO this December 11? You’re in luck! We’re taking your requests on our Tilt campaign.  For just $2 per song, you can suggest a song. The most popular $2.00 tracks will be played. For $25 per song, we’ll play whatever you request, almost no matter… Read more »

Gary Hilson on volunteering for #HoHoTO

November 24, 2014 by Katie Boland

Over the last few weeks, we’ve been highlighting our great team of organizers for 2014 that are working hard to make #HoHoTO the best holiday party of the year. But our organizers can’t do it all. We also rely on a group of dedicated volunteers, many that come back every year, to check guests in,… Read more »

Get Involved: Sponsor HoHoTO Today!

November 16, 2014 by Katie Boland

Hunger in our city is real, and it’s a result of a lack of money, not a lack of food. For the 6th year in a row GTA food banks have seen over one million visits, with an increase of nearly 40 per cent in Toronto’s inner suburbs since 2008. For this reason, it’s just… Read more »

HoHoTO – Ticket Options

October 26, 2014 by Katie Boland

HoHoTO is Toronto’s community holiday celebration – all for a great cause, the Daily Bread Food Bank. With awesome DJs, cash bar, fabulous raffle prizes and lots of twitterluvvin’, this party is for geeks, webheads, twitterfiends, techies, media, marketing/ PR types and ANYONE who owns a pair of dancing shoes! There will be boatloads of holiday cheer and… Read more »

THE ULTIMATE HANGOVER: New Year’s Day Hangover Auction, 7-9pm

December 24, 2013 by Wendy Koslow

With many of our friends and neighbours still without heat and light, we have decided to push the Hangover Auction forward a little more than expected…so we’re going to have a double hangover! Nurse your headache with the joy of giving, live on Twitter, Wednesday evening January 1st, 7-9pm. Read the rules and tips! Check… Read more »