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Promoting love and acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community

ONE HUG AT A TIME!

Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario is a group of parents, friends, allies and LGBTQ2S+ members, who offer unconditional love and support to LGBTQ2S+ community in Southern Ontario. You do not have to be a mom to join! All welcome!

Pride 2023 Dates: We will update this list as information is available

Haldimand/Norfolk Pride – May 27, 2023 Binbrook Pride – June 4, 2023 Brantfold Pride – June 18, 2023 Toronto Pride – June 25, 2023 – Parade March London Pride – …

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Volunteer Positions Available!

Roles of volunteers Hugger at pride – come out to various prides/activities as a hugger Duties:  Time commitment  Training  Event Volunteer: Attend event/activity/pride   Duties may include: Time commitment  Training  Committee …

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Vigil for Bekett Noble

Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario is holding a vigil and rally, in honour of Bekett Noble. Please join us in a peaceful gathering, helping to make sure Bekett’s last wishes …

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To Our Volunteers!

Dear Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario Volunteers The executive members of Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario would like to express how appreciative of your help with the Love, Mom Fundraiser. …

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Thank-you!

Thank you for your generous support of our fundraising event, “Love, Mom 2022“. Thanks to you, our event raised $3586 – with $717 of it to The Tom Wilson Indigenous …

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FMH is Throwing a Party – in The Spec

by Jeff Mahoney, The Hamilton Spectator The hugs are free to the receiver and they are their own reward to the giver. Still, when you’re travelling around from pride parade …

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Euphoria : A Photo Exhibit

We are debuting “Euphoria“at Love, Mom 2022. “Euphoria” is a marvellous collection of portrait photography, celebrating 2-spirit, trans, and gender fluid folk, photographed and curated by José Crespo. “Euphoria”, shares …

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Letter to Potential Donors for the Love, Mom Fundraiser

Hello friends! My name is Martha Christianson. I am a proud rainbow mom, and an executive member of Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario, since 2019. I am also a proud …

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Love, Mom 2022

Thursday November 10, 2022 7:00-11:30PM The Cotton Factory : 270 Sherman Ave N, Hamilton Art, live music & performances, DJ, dancing, & refreshments, featuring the art of Tom Wilson, E. …

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Pride Events 2022

Pride Events 2022 (Southern Ontario) Email freemomhugs.so@gmail.com to inquire about adding your Pride event. Fundraising events are reserved for those that benefit FMHSO. Thanks for understanding. If you are interested …

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Halloween Youth Night!

Moms/dad/friends and youth come out to a event planned by our free mom hugs Southern Ontario youth group!

Thank-you CUPE!

Thank you to CUPE 5167 for allowing the moms to use the union hall to plan our big planning meeting for the upcoming year! #cupeproud #cupe5167 #freemomhugs

Pride flag fights put Catholic school funding in focus

Morgan Sharp, Next Gen Insider | May 11th 2021 Whose law gets to reign in a publicly funded school system that caters to one religion in an increasingly diverse society? …

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Letter to HCDSB Trustees

Dear HCDSB Trustees, We have a motion of our own. We will not be accepting amendments. PS – You should have listened to Sarah & Dan Levy’s Mom. Whereas, Oakville …

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The Levy Fam Wants This Ontario Catholic School Board To Fly Rainbow Flags For Pride Month

Abby Neufeld April 26, 2021 An LGBTQ2S+ advocacy group called Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario has reached out to the Levy family to spread awareness about a petition created by …

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Letter to HCDSB from Youth Committee

Two of our Youth Committee members, Teia and EJ, have added their voices to the HCDSB debate over raising a Pride flag this coming June. Teia joined her mom to …

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Letter to Staff and Students of HCDSB

Dear staff and students of HCDSB, What can we do to support you? What action would you like us to take next? We want to do more than send our …

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Letter from Karol

Hello friends, We at Free Mom Hugs Southern Ontario strongly embrace diversity and inclusion for all. We believe that everyone should be respected, welcomed and feel included as their true …

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Hate in Hamilton: what went wrong and how we make it right

CBC News : Aug 06, 2019 The hot summer of 2019 might be remembered as one where the city of Hamilton saw its reputation take a considerable hit.   It …

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