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Haiti Fundraisers

by Caitlyn Holroyd

It’s been a little over a week since the disaster in Haiti and support is still needed as they begin to rebuild. Here are some fun ways you can help!

In Crowd at Tattoo Rock Parlour: January 21, 10 p.m.

Shimmy and shake with the In Crowd to the sounds of Motown, R&B, Funk, Soul and ’60s Rock with all proceeds from the door going to Stand with Haiti.

Canada for Haiti Special: January 22, 7 p.m.

CBC, CTV and Global are joining forces through Canada for Haiti, hosted by Cheryl Hickey of ET Canada, Ben Mulroney of eTalk, George Stroumboulopoulos of the Hour, and Dave Toyeen, President and CEO of World Vision Canada. Donations accepted during the broadcast will benefit the Canadian Red Cross Society, Free the Children, Save the Children Canada, UNICEF Canada and World Vision Canada. Musical guests include the Tragically Hip and K’naan, with appearances by Michael J. Fox, Pamela Anderson, Céline Dion, Sandra Oh and James Cameron, among others.

Help Le Petit Castor Give a Dam: January 22

Enjoy a meal or drinks at Le Petit Castor (1118 Yonge St.) this Friday while helping out a good cause. Donations at the door along with 50% of all Pink Panther sales will go to the Canadian Red Cross Haiti relief.

Hope for Haiti Now: January 22, 8 p.m.

Organized by George Clooney, this star-studded telethon will feature musical performances from Los Angeles, New York City and London, along with live reporting from CNN’s Anderson Cooper in Haiti. Performers include Bruce Springsteen, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys, and proceeds will be split evenly among The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, United Nations World Food Programme, Oxfam America, Partners in Health, The Red Cross, UNICEF and the Yele Haiti Foundation.

Shop for the Cause 2: January 23, 11-5 p.m.

Queen St. E. Presb. Church (947 Queen St. E.) is hosting an afternoon of shopping for Haiti, featuring a sale of new merchandise and gift certificates donated by a variety of Toronto artists, designers, businesses and restaurants. All money raised goes to the Haiti Earthquake relief efforts via the Canadian Red Cross.

Bootcamp for Haiti: January 25-31

Sweat for Haiti! Bodysculpt in Whitby (104 Consumers Dr.) is raising money for the victims of Haiti through their bootcamp and yoga classes, with 100% of the donations going to the cause.

http://www.bodysculptbootcamp.ca/results/bootcamp-for-Haiti.html

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  1. SalsaTO
    February 1, 2010

    ee some of Toronto’s best salsa dancers put it out for the Canadian Red Cross Haiti Relief Operations.

    See and hear renowned Latin and Jazz musician Luis Mario Ochoa play a small venue.

    Everything, including the venue was donated without charge to make this evening possible.

    All of this and more takes place Monday 1 February – Dance & Donate! – SalsaTO.ca’s Haiti Earthquake Relief Fundraiser
    at Mid-town Toronto’s Acrobat Lounge.

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    Government of Canada Matches Your Donation – Dollar For Dollar!

    Monday 1 February – Dance & Donate! – SalsaTO.ca’s Haiti Earthquake Relief Fundraiser
    Acrobat
    2464 Yonge Street. 3 1/2 blocks north of Eglinton.
    $10 Cover – Waived If Donation Made To Canadian Red Cross. Other Proceeds go to the Canadian Red Cross.
    DJ music – and donation paid requests throughout the evening.
    7:30pm. Doors open.
    8:30pm. Luis Mario Ochoa Live!
    9:00pm. Showtime 1.
    10:30pm. Showtime 2.
    Performances – draws – monies go to the Red Cross.
    Salsa – Cha Cha – Latin Hustle – Tango – Swing – and more…
    Confirmed DJs – DJ Billy Bryans; DJ Julio Cezar; DJ Romantico.
    Confirmed Performers – SalsaTO.ca; Dance to Live’s Steven & Jena; Latin Energy; Rhythmic Fire;
    The Red Rocket Rumberos; Strickly Salsa

    Confirmed Prize Sponsors – Toronto Dance Salsa; Steps Dance Studio; GoDanceMambo;
    Rhythm & Motion; City Dance Corps; iFreeStyle; Dami Dance; Toronto Salsa Festival; United Salseros;
    Confirmed Venue Sponsor: Acrobat Lounge.

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    Contact Mike SalsaTO@gmail.com — email strongly preferred.

    Printable Link to Print – Post – Pass Around
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    Info portal
    http://www.salsato.ca/haiti.html

    Facebook Event
    http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=261453713757&index=1

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