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Give Back This Weekend

3 Ways To Give Back This Weekend in Barrie


Although there are alot of events to keep you busy Friday through Sunday, there’s always an opportunity to do something for the greater good.

Take a few minutes to Give Back This Weekend and support some local causes!

And if you’re hosting a fundraiser or charitable event, let us know!


Be The Difference – CNOY Kick-Off Party Fundraiser

Did you know that our local Youth Shelter (Youth Haven) was forced to turn away 432 at-risk youth ages 16-24, last year seeking emergency shelter due to lack of resources?

This Saturday MTAV hosts an event to help. Be The Difference; a video dance party fundraiser in support of Youth Haven to kick off their “Coldest Night Of The Year” campaign.

There will be a DJ Battle, licensed bar, snacks, silent auction, guest prizes.
“We battle so Youth don’t have to”.

Tickets proceeds going towards ending youth homelessness. $100 at the door. 


Barrie Sharks Day!

Watch the Sharks in action as they honoring their founder and first president of the Barrie Women’s Hockey Association. Puck drop is at East Bayfield at 1:30pm. Give away’s and contests at arena.


Barrie Blood Donor Clinic

February is the month of love, and Canadian Blood Services would LOVE for you to donate blood this month. Donors are needed every day to ensure hospital patients have the blood they need, when they need it! Keep in mind you must be free of medications and have not given in the last 90 days. 


Have an event coming up that will help Give Back This Weekend? Let us know and we may feature it in a future blog!

Find more Barrie events, concerts and other happenings on our events calendar!

And be sure to check our wide range of podcasts for interviews with local changemakers. 


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