Great events and activities: GivingTuesday 2021!

February 21, 2022

Check out these great events and activities happening for GivingTuesday this year!

Big Brothers and sisters of PEI, Charlottetown PEI - GivingTuesday live Q&A. If you've ever had questions about becoming a volunteer with BBBS PEI, now is your chance to learn more! Find out more.

The North Grove, Dartmouth NS - is inviting the community in for crafting (for adults & kids) on GivingTuesday. Button making, present wrapping, a playdough station, photo booth, hot drinks and snacks. November 30th, 10-11:30am - please register in advance.

QEII Foundation, Halifax NS - is raising $10,000 for an orthopaedic surgical robot to personalize surgeries of the hip and knee. Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Glen Richardson is matching donations.

Admiral Insurance, Halifax NS - for GivingTuesday donating $10,000 to Adsum House via in-kind donations of gift bags of personal care items and grocery gift cards.

Novalex, Montreal QC - Nov 30th we are offering a free legal helpline for nonprofits all day. All of our attorneys will be available to offer their expertise in governance, employment law, dispute resolution and more. Find out more.

Friends of the MUHC, Montreal QC - Nov 30th 5pm free zoom event How Art Helps Us Heal. Join this interactive lecture and see just how the Art and Heritage Centre transforms impersonal clinical hospitals into spaces that can engage, educate, heal and inspire. Register here.

WestmountGives, Westmount QC - for GivingTuesday the Public Safety team will once again be on the street to collect food and cash as part of its annual holiday food drive in support of local families. Accepting non-perishable foods and household supplies (cash donations will also be accepted). Find out more.

Moorelands Kids, Toronto ON - for GivingTuesday elementary school kids in the after-school program will share kindness towards their community members (first Responders, postal workers, grocery clerks, teachers!) through drawings, signs and storytelling.

Gore Mutual, Cambridge ON - inviting Canadians to nominate their favourite charities to receive one of fifteen $10,000 donations, for a total contribution of $150,000. Find out more.

Toronto Zoo Wildlife Conservancy, Toronto ON - “Itch to Enrich” is a fundraising campaign to help purchase new brush enrichment devices for wood bison, goats, alpacas, yaks, miniature donkeys and cougars. The devices can be used as large scratching posts, will stimulate animals’ minds and provide them with physical and mental exercise.

Maclean Taylor Construction, St Marys ON - along with volunteers, will design, plant and maintain a GivingTuesday Garden to help the community to reflect on generosity all year long (opening in 2022). Find out more.

Stone Town Coffee, St Marys ON - for Giving Tuesday bring in a new unwrapped child’s toy and receive a free coffee. All toys will be delivered to Toys for Tots for deserving children for Christmas. Find out more.

Lady Ballers Camp, Brampton ON - on GivingTuesday, help us celebrate our new space and meet our incredible youth. Thanks to TangerineBank for helping make this happen! Find out more.

TorontoGives, Toronto ON - On GivingTuesday the CN Tower will be lit up in GivingTuesday colours!

Oakville & Milton Humane Society, Oakville ON - on GivingTuesday at the OMHS, volunteers will package enough food for 10,000 pet meals to be distributed through the OMHS Pet Food Bank (which was newly created on GivingTuesday 2020).

Visit Oakville, Oakville ON - share how you’re supporting local charities this GivingTuesday with an #Unselfie and you’ll be entered for a chance to receive a $250 donation from Visit Oakville.

NorthGrenville Gives, North Grenville ON is hosting a comedy night to support youth mental health, and Big Brothers & Sisters Shoe and Mentor Program. Find out more.

GuelphGives, Guelph ON - join us on GivingTuesday for a conversation about equality, inclusion and diversity. Find out more / register.

NiagaraGives, Niagara ON - on GivingTuesday Niagara Falls will be lit up in GivingTuesday colours!

Ape Ship, Delta BC - for GivingTuesday we are driving across Delta from November 24-30 collecting gently used winter clothing, new undergarments and blankets for distribution to Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES) to help the vulnerable people during the winter. Find out more.

Canadian Blood Services, Okanagan BC - plasma donations are needed! We all have a role to play in ensuring a strong blood supply for Canadian patients. Please visit blood.ca to find your closest donation event to you.

SPCA, Kelowna BC - GivingTuesday drive-in donation event, Nov 30th 8am -1pm. Giveaways for donations over $20 and a BC SPCA basket draw – drop off your business card or fill in a ballot!

GivingBlack - a community movement led by the Foundation for Black Communities, that is shining a light on the lack of funding for black-led and black-serving organizations, specifically findings from their report UNFUNDED: BLACK COMMUNITIES OVERLOOKED BY CANADIAN PHILANTHROPY. Check out the recommendations and calls to action.

LangleyGives and Ishtar Women's Resource Society, Langley BC - “We are here to help” event collecting gift cards, toys, clothing and non-perishables. Find out more.

CanadaHelps, Toronto ON - enter to win $5,000 for your favourite charity. Tell us how you plan to celebrate GivingTuesday and your charity could WIN! Enter here before Nov 29th, full details available on CanadaHelps.org.

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