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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 »

Hangover Auction Item List – you won’t believe it!

December 21, 2013 by Wendy Koslow

New date just announced: JANUARY FIRST YES NEW YEAR’S DAY 7-9pm! We have eight AMAZING lots for this year’s Hangover Auction.  Please read the rules and tips carefully.  Retail values are approximate and as always, lots are subject to change until the Auction begins. 7pm: LOT #1 – A baker’s dozen (13) of pizzas!  gift… Read more »

Hangover Auction Sunday Night on Twitter – The Giving Continues!

December 20, 2013 by Gary Hilson

NEW DATE JUST ANNOUNCED: New Year’s Day! January 1st, 7-9pm! HoHoTO 2013 will feature one of HoHoTO’s favourite traditions: The Hangover Auction! Mark your calendars for the evening of Dec 22nd, which will be when we auction off more AMAZING prizes via Twitter. The Hangover Auction includes great new prizes and any prizes left unclaimed… Read more »

HoHoTO, dance party!

December 18, 2013 by Say Yeah!

A reminder to put on your dancing shoes tomorrow night!

The Great VIP Upgrade Raffle!

December 18, 2013 by Jeremy Wright

Over the three days leading up to The Party Twitter Started (aka: HoHoTO!) we’ll be running a social media raffle. The prize: two upgrades to the VIP area (free snacks and bevvies early in the evening, as well as Somewhere To Sit!) per day. All you need to do is share the raffle tweets and… Read more »

Watch a short video about the HoHoTO love

December 18, 2013 by Wendy Koslow

The lovely folks at Cartilage made this sweet, short video about the origins of HoHoTO and where we are today.  Give it a watch and let us know what you think in the comments! If you don’t have your tickets already, the event is tomorrow!  Go on, buy some tickets and some raffle tickets, too!

Can’t make HoHoTO? Donate!

December 17, 2013 by Lauren Souch

Hunger in Canada is a very real issue. Last year in Toronto alone, 800,000 people relied on a food bank – and 36% of food bank clients in the GTA are children. While HoHoTO is a great way to help get money into the hands of those who can help the hungry, there are other… Read more »

Raffle Rundown

December 16, 2013 by Wendy Koslow

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—more on that soon. And all of these items are subject to change, since not every… Read more »

Sponsor Roundup: Week Four

December 13, 2013 by Lauren Souch

We’re in the final stretch for HoHoTO 2013 – it’s officially less than one week away, and we’re busy, busy, busy, making sure this is the best holiday party in Toronto this year. Awesome raffle prizes, drink samples, a VIP area, a massive pizza delivery, and massages-by-donation are just some of the tricks we have… Read more »