With GivingTuesday around the corner, Mississauga residents are gearing up to join the global GivingTuesday movement for a fourth year this Tuesday, November 27th, 2018.
After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to giving back to any cause, in any way you choose. It's a day celebrated in over 140 countries around the world and in over 40 communities across Canada to encourage and celebrate generosity. On GivingTuesday, Canadians are asked to volunteer, donate blood, make a financial donation, attend a fundraiser, or give back to your favourite cause in whichever way you choose to—it's that simple!
Across the City of Mississauga, residents are encouraged to choose a charity and kick start the holiday season by giving. Charities, businesses, schools, and local community groups will be taking part in events and campaigns we've listed below.Plus, keep checking back as more events will be added to the list as we near GivingTuesday!
Here's what's planned for Mississauga on Tuesday, November 27th, 2018:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel are teaming up with Boston Pizza at Square One (35 Square One Drive) and will be hosting a fundraiser from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. on November 27th. 15 percent of all sales will be donated back to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel.
Rotaract Mississauga is hosting a fundraiser at 7:00 p.m. on November 27th at Cooper's Pub (780 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Unit 5) in support of the Salvation Army's Toy Mountain drive. Please bring a new and unwrapped toy to donate.
The Dam is hosting a Santa's Workshop Open House event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on November 27th at Portico Church (1814 Barbertown Road). Join The Dam to hear youth sharing stories of The Dam's impact, s'mores by the fire, take home an Advent calendar, games, cookie decorating and more! Learn more and RSVP.
Heritage Mississauga will be collecting food donations starting on November 27th in support of Deacon’s Cupboard. Non-perishable food donations can be made at the Robinson-Adamson House, known as The Grange (1921 Dundas Street West) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
HelpEden Food for Change reach 500 new monthly donors this November 27th by supporting their online campaign here. Plus, Eden Food for Change accepts perishable and non-perishable donations at their main office (3185 Unity Drive, Unit 2, Mississauga) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Various grocery stores listed here accept non-perishable donations on behalf of Eden Food for Change.