Category: News

Introducing, Giacomo Bruno!

Introducing Giacomo Bruno, whose main claim to fame is as the owner of snapd Halifax, (halifax.snapd.com) but who is also our Toonies guru when it comes to setting up our weekly message and maintaining our Toonies for Change website. We really appreciate what he does…

Welcome Darlene!

It is our pleasure to introduce Darlene Burbridge, who has just formally joined our Toonies team as the part-time Project Administrator. Darlene also works as the Executive Assistant for the Spryfield and District Business Commission, and lives in Spryfield. Her efforts and talents will help…

Toonies for Change 2017 Wrap-Up

Not only did Toonies for Change wrap up 2017 with the usual weekly duties, the evening also offered a chance for Rotarians, volunteers and community leaders to get together for some festive treats, egg nog and apple cider. We look forward to the year ahead…

Hello Marta

We have introduced Marta once before, but she deserves to be re-introduced! Marta has been volunteering with Toonies for Change EVERY Tuesday except one (for which she had a valid excuse!) since early April. Now, that’s dedication, and we though the whole Toonies community should…

Introducing Ben Rodgers

Introducing Ben Rodgers, one of our Family SOS volunteers, ready to head out as one of our weekly drivers to collect Toonies from our many collection boxes. We are always looking for more people who like to drive and who are available for an hour…

Toonies for Change has a Broad Reach

In addition to the money generated for prizes and support for worthy non-profits in the Spryfield area, a portion of our revenue goes towards other Projects that The Rotary Club of Halifax North West sponsors, including contributions towards signage in the newly created Long Lake…

Thanks to our volunteers

A few of today’s Toonies volunteers:  (LtoR) Amanda Quarmby-Bennett, Family SOS rep, Mary Pellerine, Urban Farm Museum rep, and Mary Morris, Hand-in-Hand rep. We thatnk them and all our fantastic volunteers!

Did you know?

Every week our merry band of Toonies Sorters peel the stickers off every Toonie that we collect, and place it on a sticker sheet (shown) on the square corresponding to the number on the Toonie. The sheets are then used (along with our Prepaid record)…