What is Host100?

We are proud to announce the 3rd Annual HOST100 event, happening the entire month of October. We are asking 100 people to host 100 celebrations throughout the month, with the goal of raising $30,000 for improvements on the pediatric floor at the Saint John Regional Hospital that will allow for better care of adolescent mental health patients

HOST100 isn’t your typical fundraiser. It’s an opportunity to invite friends and family to enjoy good food and great company while making a contribution to a very worthwhile cause. You can do your celebration your own way. Invite who you want and Host it where you want – no gown or tuxedo required! You can Host a potluck, pizza party, BBQ, gourmet dinner, or wine & cheese in your own home … it’s totally up to you! To be socially responsible, we are inviting you to host a virtual party as well this year! Gather your family and friends on a Zoom call and let the ideas run wild there – a virtual karaoke party, Charades or Pictionary, a Netflix Movie Party, or simply, just have a chat with those who mean the most to you – it’s all up to you!

As a Host, we shower you with gifts and opportunities to win great prizes. Your guests will pay to attend. That’s where the fundraising part comes in.

This year our fundraising efforts are directed towards mental health - in particular, adolescent mental health, which as you know from the news and perhaps sadly, even personal experience, has been greatly impacted this last year and is in need of support.

All proceeds from this year’s HOST100 event will be dedicated to improvements on the pediatric floor at the Saint John Regional Hospital that will allow for better care of adolescent mental health patients. We will be working closely with the pediatrics team over the coming months to determine how our funds can best provide a more comfortable, private and safe experience for youth inpatients.


Why Host?

  • You are making a much bigger contribution that you think. Adolescent mental health services will be improved at the Saint John Regional Hospital - because of you!
  • Consider yourself in good company. Our goal is for a minimum of 99 others just like you, across the province, to host a celebration in the month of October!
  • You will be spending an evening with family and friends – what’s better than that?
  • What’s a party without prizes?  By hosting, you will have a chance to win really great prizes!
  • You don’t pay to attend the fundraiser, your guests do. They will receive a charitable tax receipt for 100% of their donation. 


5 Easy Steps to Hosting:

Step 1 Time to get creative - or don’t! Determine the type of Host100 celebration you’d like to have. For example: pot luck, dinner party, BBQ, pizza night, etc.

Choose the time and location for your celebration any time during the month of October; have it anywhere you choose: your home, the local sports bar, church hall, the local legion, etc.

Step 2 Put your guest list together.

Step 3 Register as a Host today! Once you’ve registered, you will receive an email with instructions on how to invite your guests. 

Step 4 Invite your guests by sending them the registration link. They will immediately receive a receipt for 100% of their donation upon registration.

Step 5 Watch for email updates on the event as well as confirmations from your guests as they register. Be sure to follow our Facebook page for special contests and updates on Host100 celebrations.The night of your celebration, don’t forget to tag the Brighten Group on Facebook and use #Host100 as you post pictures of your celebration on Facebook and Instagram.

Give us a call at 506-648-6292 to let us know you want to Host!