Wondering what you can do to help with relief efforts in the Philippines? Here are 3 events taking place in Toronto (starting tonight through next week) that are bringing together some of the cities greatest talents to raise money for the aid of those affected by Typhoon Haiyan. It is currently believed that around 10,000 people may have died from the typhoon and four million displaced after being forced to flee their homes. Take a look at the Typhoon Haiyan crisis by numbers HERE.
TOP 3 TORONTO FUNDRAISERS FOR THE PHILIPPINES:
When: Tonight! November 21st, 2013, 9pm-1am
Where: Hotel Ocho – 195 Spadina Avenue
Why: The fundraiser will feature music by Brendan Philip, HRLD, Condo Coon and more. Hair and Makeup by Mila Victoria and Charisse Feliciano, raffle contributors include Toronto retailers such as Nomad, Lost & Found, Sauvage, Spectacle and more.
Donation: $10 minimum donation at the door, fundraising raffle. All proceeds will go to GlobalmMedic and will be matched by the Government of Canada
When: Sunday November 24th, 2013, 6pm
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, 100 Front Street West
Why: The biggest Filipino stars in Canada will take the star at the Canada for Philippines Benefit Concert in support of World Vision‘s Philippines Disaster Relief Fund. The start studded evening of music and hope will feature Ma-Ann Dionisio, Martha Joy, Cornelia Luna and many more.
When: November 26th, 2013 at 7pm
Where: Revival Bar, 783 College Street (19+)
Why: The fundraiser will feature performed from Fritz Helder, MC Flipside and Zack Mirza, DJ sets featuring Skratch Bastid, Adam K, Jeremy Glenn and more. The evening will also feature a food stand from Lamesa, Sukho Thai and Caplansky’s Smoked Meats.
Donation: $10 minimum donation at the door, raffle and silent auction. Can’t make it? Click HERE to donate now!