Canning


What Is Canning?

Nonprofit public solicitations of monetary donations using cans in which all moneydonated goes to Connecticut Children's Medical Center.


Canning Tips
  • Wear HuskyTHON Apparel

  • Have posters so people know what they are approaching

  • Be ready to explain what HuskyTHON is:

  • "We are a year-round fundraiser culminating in an 18 hour dance marathon to raise money for Connecticut Children's Medical Center."
  • Tell pedestrians that the donations are for Connecticut Children's Medical Center NOT HuskyTHON

  • Refer to the Medical Center as Connecticut Children's NOT CCMC

  • Make sure that your cans are labeled with the appropriate stickers - contact Molly if you need some

  • Smile, be friendly but not pushy!

  • If you have any questions, contact Molly


Where To Can
  • Public places such as Grocery Stores, Starbucks etc.

  • YOU MUST CONTACT THEM FIRST; SEE MOLLY WITH QUESTIONS
  • Metropolitan Areas

  • YOU MUST STAY ON THE SIDEWALK
  • XL Center before basketball games is a great location!

  • Door-to-door; ONLY if you feel comfortable in that neighborgood



Remember that you are representing HuskyTHON, Connecticut Children's Medical Center and The University of Connecticut; Be respectful, courteous, safe and of course HAVE FUN!