This Week in Toledo: Things to Do & Ways to Give (4-24)

Dated: April 24 2020

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Happy Friday, Toledo! Wow, 419 Day proved to be a day of giving. The #Unite419 campaign managed to raise over $20,000 for the United Way Emergency Response Fund. Way to go, Toledo!

So what’s fun this week in Toledo? Keep reading!

  • If you’ve got a sweet tooth, The Toledo City Paper wrote an awesome article showcasing 6 bakeries who deliver right now!  Check that out, here.

  • Patron Saints Brewery will have Rosie’s Rolling Chef Food Truck in their parking lot on Saturday. They will have growlers and 6 packs available along side the popular food truck.

  • Destination Toledo has created a #LoveToledoBingo card to help support local restaurants.  You can download the bingo card here and play along for a chance to win a Toledo prize pack including local gift cards and Toledo swag!

  • Heritage Sylvania has a fun online series for the kids called “Camp AH-HA” with a lot of fun daily activities to do.

  • Check out the “History Bound” page on Sauder Village’s website for videos, photos and activities to try at home with the family!

  • The Metroparks are pulling through for us once again! Yes, they are still open (restrooms and playgrounds are closed). There’s now a “Socially Responsible Activities” page on their website with self-guided activities to do in the parks, along with activities to do at home.

  • The Croswell Opera House is streaming shows from their archives on Facebook on Sunday evenings. (This would be a nice switch up from Netflix or Disney+!)

Ways to give back:

  • SeaGate Food Bank is hosting a “No Show Gala”  to help fight childhood hunger (without getting dressed up!). This virtual fundraiser is running now until April 27th.  Tickets give you the chance to win a prize!

  • The Village Idiot is hosting a virtual party called “Buncha Idiots” where they’ll be showcasing music videos by local artists.  Their goal is to help raise funds for the employees of the Village Idiot.

  • There’s a new movement called “Toledo Plus One” where you can donate to provide meals for local healthcare workers and first-responders. Even better, all food is purchased from local restaurants!

  • The Toledo Food Bank has a virtual food drive aimed to support the increased need for food in our community. This is a great way to support them in a safe manner and it capitalizes on the bulk purchasing power of the food bank. (For $1, they can provide 5 meals!)

  • ProMedica is collecting homemade fabric masks at bins near the entrances of many health facility locations. Click here for the information and locations.

  • Fowl and Fodder created a new service called 4-1-Dine. It’s an online shop selling groceries, everyday essentials (yes, like toilet paper) and meals.  They deliver or you can pick up curbside at their downtown location.  With that, the created The 4-1-Dine Community Care Fund with Mosaic Ministries to get meals to families who desperately need it. All orders over $44.19 will give $4.19 to the fund and you can choose to donate more at check out.

  • Sylvania Nutrition is doing a Pay It Forward Program. You can select an essential worker and sponsor a tea (or 10!) to send to them! Check the details out here.

  • Jupmode launched a fundraiser for local businesses called “Here for Good”.  Many businesses have designed shirts at Jupmode with their logos on them and each shirt sold give $10 directly to that business! How cool is that? Click here to shop!

  • United Way has a sign up page to volunteer to pass out meals to children in need in our area.  You can also make a financial donation to them, here. Lastly, you can buy this special t-shirt form Jupmode and all proceeds will go to the United Way Emergency Response Fund, 2020.

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