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This Week in Toledo: Things to Do & Ways to Give (4-24)
Dated: April 24 2020
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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