E-CSLIT December Challenge: Christmas Gift Bag for Toronto Homeless and Typhoon Haiyan Relief

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Thank you for such an amazing 2nd E-CSLIT meeting.

In light of the recent tragedy to the Philippines, we are going to have TWO E-CSLIT challenges to be completed on our next meeting date, Thursday, December 5, 2013.

CTV News Coverage – Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Challenge #1
Put together a Christmas gift for one homeless person in Toronto.
  Gifts will be donated to All Saints Drop In Centre.

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Include the following items:

  • Pair of socks
  • Sweet treat (eg. chocolate, candy cane)
  • Christmas card with a personal message of hope (you can make or purchase the card)
  • Wrap in a box or place in a gift bag
  • Label male, female, or unisex

Optional

  • Scarf
  • Gloves/mittens
  • Grocery gift card (eg. Metro, Sobeys, No Frills)
  • Gently used clothing

Challenge#2 (optional)
In relief of the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines, please bring in a Twoonie ($2) to be donated to a registered Canadian charity and earmarked to help support the affected families in the Philippines.
**Michael Consul with match each donation dollar for dollar
**Canadian government will also match each donation dollar for dollar made prior to Dec. 8

Goal:
$500 – brought in by E-CSLIT teachers and students
$500 – matched by Michael Consul
$1000 – donation collected on Dec. 5th
$1000 – matched by Canadian government
$2000 – TOTAL donation to Philippine relief effort

Thank you everyone for your generosity.

Our next face-to-face meeting is on Thursday, December 5th.  

The world (local and global), thanks you for your leadership!

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