Item Donation Day

Come to the Toronto Area Alumnae Panhellenic (TAAP) Item Donation Day! TAAP will be collecting items to donate to assorted local charities in the Greater Toronto Area.

Stop by the Alpha Phi Chapter house, 30 Lowther Avenue, from 1 – 3 pm, to drop off your goods, meet other TAAP members, and have a coffee or tea!

The Alpha Phi house is easily accessible from the St. George TTC stop – Bedford exit

TAAP will be collecting the following items:

1. Clothing and accessories — Clean out your closet! TAAP will be collecting clothing to donate to Sistering, a women’s agency serving homeless, marginalized and low-income women in Toronto. Their programs and services help women gain greater control over their life circumstances. Their advocacy focuses on changing the social conditions that put women at risk. Their service philosophy is to ensure that women’s dignity is not eroded by poverty and homelessness.

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Wish List

-Lined paper, pens and pencils
-Laundry soap, dish soap, hand soaps
-New hygiene products – Shampoo and conditioner, lotion, deodorant, tampons, sanitary napkins, bath soap
-Gently used women’s pants, tops, skirts, coats
-Boots and shoes, especially running shoes in sizes 8-10
-Teapots, kettles, cups, coffee pots, plates, dishes, glasses, pots, napkins, cutlery
-Knitting needles, wool, craft supplies
-Sheets, pillows, blankets, towels
-Foil and cellophane kitchen wrap, plastic containers

2. Labels for Education — TAAP will also be collecting labels from affiliated Campbell’s products (including Campbell’s soup labels, Pepperidge Farm Goldfish labels, V8 labels, and Prego tomato sauce labels) to donate to a Toronto school in need of educational materials.

We look forward to seeing as many women as possible and collecting as many goods as possible to donate!

Babes in arm welcome

http://www.labelsforeducation.ca/english/

Here’s a list of all of the eligible products for Labels for Education! There’s even an easy printable version that you can hang on your fridge. The labels will be donated to Parkdale P.S.

Formal Recruitment! Looking for volunteers and donations

Formal recruitment is fast approaching and the chapter needs Alumnae assistance behind the scenes! They have asked for a few Alum to help during the regular rounds and will need more to assist the night of Preference for the larger food preparation. If you are available to assist, please contact the chapter at info@trideltauoft.ca. Alternatively, the chapter’s VP Membership, Alexandra Celebre, or Chapter Advisor, Samantha Potes, may be contacted (contact info in your Chapter Directory). If you are volunteering, please remember to enter the house through the back door. The dates and times of the rounds are listed below. For donations, the Chapter’s recruitment wish list will be published in the next newsletter or you may contact the VPM directly.

ROUND 1A – Wednesday September 16; 4PM to 8PM
ROUND 1B – Thursday September 17; 4PM to 8PM
ROUND 2A – Sunday September 20; 4PM to 8PM
ROUND 2B – Monday September 21; 4PM to 9PM
PREFERENCE – Tuesday September 22; 6PM to 9PM
BID DAY – Wednesday Septembr 23; 5PM

Thank you,

Jen Foote, Collegiate-Alumnae Relations

TAAP goes to JLT Showcase on May 30th, 2009

JOIN the TAAP tour of McLean House

Great design is enduring design. On May 30th, join TAAP for a guided 2-hour tour of the Junior League of Toronto Showhouse at McLean House, the Estates of Sunnybrook. You will have the rare opportunity to see timeless, inspiring room decors by Toronto’s finest designers. These rooms will leave a lasting impression! Fifteen spots only so book now!

What: Wonder at the design genius of over 50 of Toronto’s interior and exterior designers, including internationally renowned designers and television personalities Brian Gluckstein, Meredith Heron, Katherine Newman, Glen Peloso, Kimberley Seldon and Dee Dee Taylor Hannah.

When: Saturday May 30, 2009 at 10 a.m.

Where: McLean House, The Estates of Sunnybrook, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto (Bayview Avenue south of Lawrence Avenue East). Parking at McLean House, or at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, a 5 minute walk from the house.

Why: Toronto’s design community has worked tirelessly and selflessly for a charitable cause. The Junior League of Toronto and their community partners, St. Alban’s Boys’ and Girls‘ Club and The Women and Babies Program at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre will benefit from the proceeds of your tour.

Cost: $20.00pp for entrance and guided tour of McLean House. Send cheque to Anne Layton (80 Gothic Avenue, Toronto, M6P 2V9) with details of name/address and number of tickets. For additional information, contact Grace Lin at 416-604-3737.

Note: Children under 12, strollers and pets are not permitted. Limited wheelchair access.

TAAP Item Donation Day

Just a friendly reminder that TAAP is hosting Item Donation Day this Saturday!

Clean Out Your Closet!

When:  March 28th – 1 PM to 3 PM
Where:  Alpha Gamma Delta – 506 Huron Street, Toronto
What: We will be accepting donations for Dress Your Best.

It is a registered charity that contributes to poverty relief.
The donations they need are Women’s Clothing & Accessories:

Two piece suits, blazers, blouses, tops, pants, skirts, dresses, sweater sets, spring jackets, winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, boots, office footwear, belts, purses, dress scarves, jewelry, cosmetics, new hygiene products and hairstyling products. Please donate your clothing and accessories in large shopping bags.

For more information about the charity please go to:
http://www.dressyourbest.ca/aboutus.php

We will also be collecting all Labels for Education.
Please bring all your Campbell’s Soup Labels
For more information about the charity please follow this link:
http://www.labelsforeducation.ca/english/

TAAP Scholarship Luncheon

The 2009 TAAP Spring Scholarship luncheon will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto. We are thrilled to present keynote speaker is CBC/CTV broadcaster Gill Deacon.

Gill is Canada’s eco-guru and author of the book “Green for Life”.

Her book will be for sale at the event.

There will be a silent auction.

Free underground parking is available (with additional covered Green P parking across St. Clair).

Please RSVP to Anne Layton at luncheon@taap.ca. Tickets are $35 – cheques to be made payable to Toronto Area Alumnae Panhellenic and mailed to Anne.

Where: Badminton and Racquet Club of Toronto

Date: Saturday April 25, 2009

Time: 11:30am – 2:30pm

TAAP Item Donation Day

Clean Out Your Closet!

When:  March 28th – 1 PM to 3 PM
Where:  Alpha Gamma Delta – 506 Huron Street, Toronto
What: We will be accepting donations for Dress Your Best.

It is a registered charity that contributes to poverty relief.
The donations they need are Women’s Clothing & Accessories:

Two piece suits, blazers, blouses, tops, pants, skirts, dresses, sweater sets, spring jackets, winter coats, hats, gloves, scarves, boots, office footwear, belts, purses, dress scarves, jewelry, cosmetics, new hygiene products and hairstyling products. Please donate your clothing and accessories in large shopping bags.

For more information about the charity please go to:
http://www.dressyourbest.ca/aboutus.php

We will also be collecting all Labels for Education.
Please bring all your Campbell’s Soup Labels
For more information about the charity please follow this link:
http://www.labelsforeducation.ca/english/

Charity Denim Sale at U of T – Discounted Designer Jeans

When: March 5th 11 AM to 5 PM
Where: Medical Sciences Building – 1 King’s College Circle (Main Campus at St. George)

Designer jeans at 50% off retail prices at boutique stores! They are 100% guaranteed authentic, made in USA and will be delivered right downtown Toronto to U of T campus for the sale:

SEVEN FOR ALL MANKIND, CITIZENS, J BRAND, JOE’S, RED ENGINE, and many more!

T Shirts from Anthropologie!

Cash, Visa, and Mastercard all accepted. Sorry, no debit.

Mirrors and change rooms will be available!

YES, there will be MEN’S jeans too!

Proceeds will support education for women. A Way Out is a locally founded charity that provides clothing and skills training for women in Namibia so that they can support themselves and their children (and not have to sell themselves which increases their chances of being infected with HIV).

This event is being sponsored by the Toronto Area Alumnae Panhellenic and Sororities at UofT.

TAAP Social/Philanthropy Event

TAAP is hosting a social event on February 8th:

Get to the Rink in Pink with TAAP and the Marlies!  TAAP will be attending this special game against the Grand Rapids Griffins on Feb 8th, 2009 when the proceeds will be donated to Breast Cancer Research!  Come wearing your best pink and get ready to cheer!!  Family and friends are welcome.

Event Details:
When: Feb 8, 2009
Time: 4pm
Tickets: $17 (regular $20)
Where: Ricoh Coliseum
Directions, TTC, GO:
To book your tickets, please RSVP to Janal Bechthold at social@taap.ca or 416-819-8081
Send your cheque to Anne Layton at 88 Gothic Ave, Toronto ON, M6P 2V9

Please let Janal know when you RSVP if you will want the tickets early or if you’ll pick them up on the day of the game.