Come help make poverty an election issue – Sunday or Monday in Toronto


We are almost certain to have a federal election called this week, which is exciting news for the Make Poverty History campaign. We have a lot of plans to make poverty an issue in this election, and we could really use your help.

We are holding organizing meetings this Sunday and Monday (September 7th and 8th) in Toronto.
I hope you can join us on one of those days to meet other Make Poverty History supporters from around southern Ontario and learn how you can get involved in the campaign.

Please RSVP to for either date, and invite your friends:

Sunday, September 7th, 1pm to 3:30pm

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Monday, September 8th, 6pm to 8:30pm
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Both meetings will be held at the Centre for Social Innovation,
215 Spadina Ave., Fourth floor
Toronto M5T 2C7
(Just south of Dundas at Sullivan street)


  1. Very quick introduction to Make Poverty History election plans and the downloadable election kit
  2. How to distribute lawn signs in your area
  3. Tips on how to organize and all candidates meetings or otherwise get your candidate to go ‘on the record’ about how they are going to make poverty history
  4. How to use the Internet to make sure the message gets out
  5. Next steps and end of meeting wrap up

Light snacks will be served. If you can’t make either meeting but still want to get involved, please email and let us know.

Thank you for supporting Make Poverty History, and I hope to see you on Sunday or Monday.
Eric Squair
Online Campaign Coordinator
Make Poverty History