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Saturday, June 20th

With the cancellation of many of our programs, Hollyhock is facing challenging financial times. Help us turn this shadow into light and come celebrate with us on solstice, the longest day of the year. This day-long virtual Hollyhock-a-thon will feature music, movement, and learning from many of our brilliant presenters and friends. See below for the schedule. This is a free event open to all, please register below.

You may also donate online in the form below. The money we raise from this event will provide the foundation for us to continue to be a beacon of hope and possibility at a time when it is most needed. Thank you for your support.

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Our hope is to raise $200,000 from this event, which help us toward our goal of raising $1 million CAD by April 2021. This amount will ensure that Hollyhock remains resilient now and into the future; funding the essential work we are doing to support our community through our closure, as well as allowing us to re-emerge from the pandemic fully equipped to meet the rising challenges of today’s new world.

When we reach the following benchmarks, we will do a draw of all donors to give away a prize! Donate any amount for your chance to win.

  • $25,000 – Free 2021 Hollyhock program *winner! Janey Longman
  • $50,000 – 4 week meditation course with Mara Branscombe *winner! Maryse Cardin
  • $100,000 – Dinner for 4 at Hollyhock *winner! Shelley Jackson
  • Our 243rd donor – $200 gift certificate to Chambar Restaurant *winner! Omar Dominguez
  • $150,000 – Hollyhock Massage *winner! Alexandra Cumberland
  • $175,000 – 3-pack of organic and biodynamic wine from Summerhill Pyramid Winery *winner! Mary Lou Miles
  • $185,000 – $100 gift certificate to the Hollyhock Store *winner! Sana Kapadia
  • $200,000 – Free 2021 program with room and board ($2,000 value)! *winner! Karen Kimmett
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*UPDATE* We have surpassed our goal today with $214,730 raised! Thank you all so much for your generosity and for helping us to shine the light. If you feel called to contribute, we will continue collecting donations on the form on this page.

Featured Acts

We will be weaving extra prizes and surprises throughout the day! Schedule is subject to change. Time is in Pacific Time.

Time (PT) Presenters & Performers Act
9:30am Bruno Pereira (Klahoose First Nation) Land Welcome
9:45am Kim Haxton Storytelling & Land-Based Teaching
10:00am Rick Ingrasci & Peggy Taylor  Story
10:10am Chloe Goodchild Singing Workshop
10:25am Judyth Weaver Qi Gong
10:35am Rex Weyler Story
10:45am Khari Wendell McLelland Social Justice Workshop & Music
11:05am Erin Robinsong Poetry Reading
11:15am Akaya Windwood & Sarah Crowell Social Justice Talk & Movement
11:45am Wade Davis Interview
12:10pm Olivia Chow Interview
12:30pm Mara Branscombe Moving Meditation
12:45pm Ann Mortifee Song
1:15pm Rev angel Kyodo williams & Suzanne Hawkes Radical Dharma Workshop
1:40pm Hollyhock Kitchen Chocolate Cake Recipe
1:45pm Kimo Hussey Ukulele
1:55pm Maya Rae & Benjamin Millman Song
2:15pm Melina Laboucan-Massimo & Nick Demeris Music & Ritual
2:35pm ☀ 2:43pm ☀ Solstice Ceremony
2:45pm The Awakeneers Acoustic Music
3:15pm Robert Gass & Judith Ansara Music & Poetry
3:45pm Rhiannon Singing
4:00pm Cosmo Sheldrake Song
4:03pm Jill Purce Story
4:05pm Cosmo & Merlin Sheldrake & Heather Wolfe Song
4:08pm Rupert Sheldrake Story
4:10pm Cosmo & Merlin Sheldrake Song
4:12pm Cosmo & Merlin Sheldrake & Evan McGown Song
4:15pm Margie Gillis Movement Meditation
4:35pm Atum O’Kane Story
4:40pm Gordy Onayemi & Zoe Ryan Drum & Dance
5:05pm Jean-Pierre LeBlanc Interview
5:45pm Danielle LaPorte Interview
6:05pm Bill Ophoff Interview
6:15pm Ann Randolph Talk & Theatre Workshop
6:45pm Tarun Nayar (Delhi2Dublin) Improvised Electronic Music
7:00pm Hollyhock Staff Thank Yous
7:15pm Michael Mayzel & Ayi Wong Sound Journey
7:45pm All Final Bow