Make the World Better with a Sweater

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‘Tis the season for doing good – and having fun.

Let’s make the world better with a sweater! It’s easy: wear your most festive holiday sweater, donate $5 to Save the Children and bring awareness to a great cause. National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day is December 12th. The more people we reach, the more impact we can make on children’s lives.

To donate, visit National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day 

Follow Dabble on Instagram, we’re wearing our ugly sweaters on December 18th, don’t miss it!

Chair Affair

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The 3rd Annual Chair Affair takes place November 1st and the theme is Vibrant Toronto. Come take part in a wonderful cause and see how some of Toronto’s best artist and designers transformed old chairs into masterpieces.

Chair Affair: A ‘Chair-itable’ Event

The gala showcases 18 of Toronto’s premier artists and designers who donated their time and talent to create unique and extraordinary works of art using ordinary chairs from Furniture Bank’s warehouse. Guests can bid on these one-of-a-kind chairs to take home with them and/or donate to the Furniture Bank Organization: a registered charity that serves the GTA by providing those in need with furniture and household goods.

Some of the artists and designers who participated in designing the Toronto themed chairs include, CBC’s Steven and Chris, Heidi Richter and Paul Lafrance from HGTV’s Decked Out, Natalie Hodgson of Sarah Richardson Design, Cherry Bomb vintage, UNION 31 and Seven Haus Design. The event will be hosted by Global Telivision’s Susan Hay and presented by Streetcar Developments. The live auction will be led by Stephen Ranger.
There are over 40 Chairs to look at and lots of prizes to be won. Come be a part of a wonderful cause.
Location: Palais Royale, Toronto
When: November 1st, 6:30 – 9:30 pm
Cost: $150
Twitter handle: @furniture_bank #ChairAffairTOFor more information, visit Furniture Bank
To buy tickets or make a donation, visit Chair Affair 2012 Featured image: Chair designed by Steven and Chris

Hats on for Awareness Hatsquerade

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The 4th Hats On for Awareness Hatsquerade Gala Fundraiser that took place on September 13, 2012 was a smashing success, raising $65,000 in support of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH).

Over 400 people from across the GTA came together and donned their favourite hats in support of mental health. The proceeds from the event will go toward providing care and treatment for individuals at CAMH suffering from a mental illness or addiction.
This year’s event was highlighted by keynote speaker Michael Landsberg, acclaimed host of TSN’s Off the Record ¸ who brought the audience to their feet with his moving speech about his struggles with depression and anxiety.
Together, we will make these stigmas ‘old hat.’
For more information, please visit: Hats On For Awareness.