This Friday, Torontoist will be among the millions ringing in the New Year with family, friends, lovers and other people. This is also the night that Torontoist will unveil his new bouffant style hairdo. But, most importantly, Torontoist, like many others, will be reflecting upon the year in a time of extreme crisis. Not meaning to preach or dampen any celebrations, but Torontoist would like to make the following suggestion:
For those hosting a New Year’s soiree, why not have a small, unobtrusive collection box for the victims of the massive tragedy in South Asia? Whatever money is collected could be donated to relief efforts at these places in Toronto. Torontoist figures this won’t be a huge sum of money, but we all know every bit helps. Also, showing that you care about our fellow human beings might help you land that midnight smooch you want so badly. Just a thought…Check here and here for in-depth coverage.