The Big Social is a national event that brings people together around food and raises funds for low-income communities.

You can connect in person or online, making The Big Social the perfect way to give back during COVID-19.

Entertain some good!

Together, we can raise $100,000 to give low-income Canadians better access to healthy food and to programs that build health, belonging, and empowerment. Join us!

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Good food does great things

Your support helps people eat well, cook healthy, connect with their communities, and take action on the issues that affect their lives.

Here's the impact you can have

$30

can give seniors a healthy cooking session

$50

can provide fresh fruit and vegetables for a family

$100

can grow a garden in low-income communities

Rewards

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Early-bird registration:

Register before Oct. 10 and get a $10 PC gift card and a free PC Cooking School class

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Raise $500

Raise $500 for a chance to win one of five $100 PC gift cards

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Raise $1,000

Raise $1,000 for a chance to win a 7-day Costa Rica getaway

Get inspired

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Themes and recipes

Bring your Big Social to life with these fun and easy dinner themes and recipes!

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Hosting tips

Help from the pros to make sure your Big Social goes off without a hitch.

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Your impact

Learn more about the impact your dinner and donation can have.

Hosts with the most

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Amy Parsons

$640 raised

Genny North

$640 raised

Gene Richard

$640 raised

Mark Murphy

$640 raised

May Power

$640 raised

Ned Manning

$640 raised

May Power

$640 raised

Ned Manning

$640 raised

Event partners

National media partners

Global News equips Canadians with the real story behind what is happening in our communities, cities, provinces and around the world. We are knowledgeable by being connected to our viewer’s wants and needs. We actively encourage community involvement. Global News believes in local first and deep connections to the community.

Food Network Canada is the entertaining, experiential, social epicenter of food. From inspiring food stories to high-stakes culinary competitions, the network features iconic characters and industry heavy-hitters. As a Corus Entertainment network, Corus Television is committed to supporting kids and families through healthy active living charitable programs.

Supporting partners

Community Partner

In-Kind Partners