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FAQ- Frequently Asked Questions


1. How much does it cost to register for Brooms Up! Curl for a Cause and what does my registration include?

There is no cost to participate. Instead, we ask that all participants fundraise a minimum of $200 that will go to support Mount Sinai Hospital and Annex Shul.

Registration includes:
Open bar
At least one hour of curling
Curling lesson with qualified instructors
Prizes for best team outfits and a whole bunch of other surprises

2. Who can register?
Everyone. No need to be affiliated with Annex Shul or Mount Sina Hospital. In fact, new faces are encouraged to come out to join us to Curl for a Cause!

3. Where is the event taking place?
Brooms Up! Curl for a Cause will be hosted at the Leaside Curling Club, 1075 Millwood Rd (Bayview & Davisville)

Parking is available on the premises and directions for driving and public transportation can be found on the club website: www.leasidecurling.ca/locate_us.htm

Please enter through the hockey arena and follow the signs

4. Do I need to know how to curl to participate in Brooms Up! Curl for a Cause?
No experience necessary!
We will be providing complimentary lessons!
Teams will be matched based on experience so that a great time is had by all
Check out some of these great resources if you want to get a “broom” up on your competition:

5. Is there a dress code for Brooms Up! Curl for a Cause?
You bethchya! Wear clean shoes in order to be allowed on the ice. You should also dress in layers. Throughout the evening, you will be experiencing two different "climates." While on the ice, you will want to wear a light winter coat or warm sweater in order to be comfortable. When you are not playing, you will be hanging out and networking in the lounge where it will be “room” temperate.
Other than that get creative! Curling is most fun when your team has great team spirit. So come in costume to add to the festive atmosphere. Prizes will be given for most creative team dress.

6. Do I need to bring any equipment?
No, all the equipment will be provided. Come as you are!

7. How are tax receipts issued?
As soon a donation is submitted through your personalized fundraising page, a tax receipt will be emailed to the donor.

8. Where is the money I raise going?
Half of the funds raised by this event will go towards Leadership Sinai's current fundraising goal of raising $1 million for a new surgical suite as part of Mount Sinai Hospital's Campaign to Renew Sinai. The other half of the funds will go towards the growth of the Annex Shul, which has been at the forefront of building a community of energized and empowered young Jewish professionals in downtown Toronto.

9. Are there opportunities for my organization to sponsor this event?
Yes, as a matter of fact, sponsorship is encouraged. For all sponsorship inquiries, please contact:

Aaron Lutes
Sinai Health Foundation
416-586-8203 x 3192


Elana Metter
Annex Shul

Please see the sponsorship opportunities here.

9. Who can I contact with questions?
Please email LeadershipSinai@mtsinai.on.ca with any questions you may have.