What to consider before #HoHoTO

Bring a friend
Save $5 with a food item, or an old gadget
Rent a dress
Think of questions for participating organizations
Prepare to meet strangers
Getting there
Hope for a door prize!

Mod Club

Bring Friends

Invite your friends to get a ticket. You’ve already done that, right? Please copy and paste a post! Or invite friends to the Facebook event (right side).

Bring Food

Daily Bread Food Bank food bins will be on site for non-perishables. If you’re getting tickets at the door, bring non-perishables and save $5. Better yet, donate online to the Daily Bread.

Bring Old Gadgets

Free Geek Toronto want donations of electronic waste, old computers, etc. If you’re getting tickets at the door bring old tech gear and save $5.

Rent a Dress

Rent frock Repeat have a frock for you to rock!

Think of Questions

This year’s participating organizations are:

YWCA Toronto and the YWCA Toronto’s Girls’ Centre

Ladies Learning Code and their women & youth coding and technology programs

TechGirls Canada providing national leadership to hundreds of organizations encouraging girls to consider tech as a career

hErVOLUTION working on access to innovative education and employment services for girls and young women

Prepare to Meet Strangers

Pull out your phone. Save 647-490-2428 in your favourites. Sam:) is bringing random, anonymous, one-to-one chat to HoHoTO. During the event, text “start” to talk with someone else at HoHoTO. Who knows, maybe you’ll meet your new business partner, investor, or best friend!

Getting There

Transit, parking & restaurants near The Mod Club

Hope for a Door Prize!

Check out these fabulous door prizes!. All you got to do is show up.

#GivingTuesday is easy. Pick a charity. Participate!

With the festive season upon us, it’s a time for giving, connecting and improving community, and acknowledging the things we’re grateful for.

Giving Tuesday is a movement to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the holiday season. It was started in 2012 by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation as a response to commercialization and consumerism. Learn more from the #GivingTuesday website. It’s about taking action where you find it’s most needed. It’s about donation, volunteering, and community service. In our case it’s all these and having a party!

Please see some of the inspiring work our partners past and present engage in. And discover more below.

 

YWCA Toronto Girls’ Centre

YWCA Toronto has created a space for girls to speak openly about how to treat themselves, and how to treat each other, in an effort to challenge gender stereotypes in media and more. Here, older girls get a chance to lead. And younger girls get role models they can relate with. Current programs include mentoring, media creation, and Summer and March Break camps about life skills and self-esteem. The YWCA Toronto’s Girls’ Centre also partners with schools, community agencies and organizations to offer girls support, help and guidance.

Come to HoHoTO on Friday, December 11th and support the YWCA Toronto’s Girls’ Centre! Please also participate year-round, sponsor HoHoTO, volunteer or spread the word.

YWCA Toronto Girls' Centre

Daily Bread Food Bank

Daily Bread Food Bank Website

HoHoTO has raised over $350,000 for the Daily Bread in the last six years, as well as gave four tonnes of food. In fact we’re there today helping out! Make a gift on Giving Tuesday to Daily Bread Food Bank and they’ll be able to continue to provide nutritious food to people struggling with hunger through a network of almost 200 food programs across Toronto.
Your HoHoTO at volunteering at Daily Bread,

Canada Helps

Canada Helps Website on GivingTuesday

Canada Helps is a one-stop shop for Canadians to donate and fundraise online for any registered Canadian charity.