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This sale benefits Organization Name in City, Province/State. PLEASE ORDER AT RAINBARREL.CA/ADD-YOUR-SALE HERE What are the benefits of a rain ...Read More →
2021 Partners in the news!
Thank you to all of our wonderful 2021 fundraising partners! Here are a few highlights from across the ...Read More →
Congratulations to the 2021 Photo Contest Winners!
We received MANY great photo submissions of rain barrels and other products, lush gardens resulting from rainwater use, the ...Read More →
Congratulations to the 2021 Photo Contest Winners!
We received MANY great photo submissions of rain barrels and other products, lush gardens resulting from rainwater use, the ...Read More →
Fundraising Partners in the News!
Two local organizations team up for a fundraiser “We Serve” — that is the simple, to-the-point motto of ...Read More →
We NEVER said that!
You may have received some interesting posts via email from RainBarrel.ca and RainBarrelFundraising.com but rest assured, if it ...Read More →
Rebates Make Your Fundraising Even Easier
We'll help find your local rebates so customers pay even less for our already low priced barrels. Here ...Read More →
Decorate Your Barrel!
You can decorate your barrel with paint, plants and more. Our customers have had success with Krylon ...Read More →
Mini-Flyers and Lawn Signs – Promote Your Sale!
Mini-Flyers and Lawn Signs can be ordered online by CLICKING HERE. Here's two more ways we help our ...Read More →
Faith Groups – Get Your Share of Our $500,000 Fundraising Goal!
Raise funds for your club, group or organization with a rain barrel sale! Watch our short video to ...Read More →
Rain Barrel Sales Fund Expanded Prince Edward County Programs
The County Sustainability Group has created a bursary of $1000 to be awarded annually in May to a ...Read More →
County Sustainability Group
For the past 8 years our non-profit partner, the County Sustainability Group, uses the funds obtained from ...Read More →
Backyard Rain Barrels Surge in Popularity Amid Growing Need for Water Conservation
HAMILTON, March 20th, 2018 Ottawa resident, Cana Balay enjoys her backyard garden of roses and summer flowering plants ...Read More →
Rain Barrel Stand Instructions:
The boards can be stacked in alternating directions, 8 levels high to create a stand that is 1 ...Read More →
RainBarrel.ca and RainBarrelFundraising.com Lawn Signs – One Way We Support Our Non-Profit Partners
This is a sample image of our lawn signs which are available for loan for your sale. Lawn ...Read More →
RainBarrel.ca and RainBarrelFundraising.com Mini-Flyer – One Way We Support Our Non-Profit Partners
This generic flyer is a quick and easy way to provide essential information that people can use to ...Read More →
$3000+ Spring School Fundraisers – Book Your Event NOW
ATTENTION: Fundraising Coordinators, Parent Councils, Student Councils, Environmental Coordinators, Principals Congratulations! - By receiving and reviewing this information, ...Read More →
What Connection Could Rain Barrels Have with World Toilet Day?
World Toilet Day is a United Nations (UN) observance, on November 19, that highlights a serious problem – ...Read More →
America Recycles Day – The 5R’s
America Recycles Day is fast approaching! Since 1997, people across the country have come together every November 15th ...Read More →
How to Get Your Free Rain Barrel in NYC
NYC gives away barrels through a program run by DEP. You can learn more about it here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dep/html/stormwater/rainbarrel.shtml ...Read More →
Happy World Vegetarian Day!
We hear from people who use rain barrels who do so for many reasons: grow great flower gardens, ...Read More →
We Supply Municipalities with Rain Barrels
Stormwater management is critical in these days of unpredictable rain events. Municipalities are required to divert rainwater from ...Read More →
World Water Monitoring Day September 18 – Your Rain Barrel Can Help!
Since 2003, World Water Monitoring Day has increased public awareness of and participation in protecting water by looking ...Read More →
Paint or Plant
Re-purposed Rain Barrel Summer Project Need a project this summer? How about if you purchase a rain barrel ...Read More →
Buy Mom a Rain Barrel this Mother’s Day
Forget jewellery & flowers this year, give Mom a gift that keeps on giving. Why Buy A Rain ...Read More →
FAQ: I’m really interested in a rain barrel. I’m wondering if there is anything in my area. I can’t seem to find something near me. Can I buy directly?
It may be helpful to look at our scheduled sales on THIS MAP. We are unable to sell ...Read More →
2017 News About Our Partners’ Sales (in progress)
Buy A Rain Barrel and Support Stirling Lions Many Benefits to Rain Barrels Amherstview Lions and Loyalist Township ...Read More →
I am looking for a design that I can use to connect my downspouts to a 1,000 liter tote, or a couple of plastic rain barrels.
Question: I am looking for a design that I can use to connect my downspouts to a 1,000 ...Read More →
One of Our Many FAQs – Location of Barrel
Is there a way I can set up the original barrel approx 15 feet from the downspout? I ...Read More →
Rolling Composter Instructions
Composter Assembly Instructions: Step 1: Remove the composter top to empty the contents (two wooden feet with wheels) ...Read More →
Fail to Plan? Plan to Fail!
Instead, why not plan to plant? Here's a great video to help you do just that. CLICK HERE ...Read More →
Just For Fun – Happy World Smile Day!
The first Friday in October is World Smile Day! We found a few rain barrel images to make ...Read More →
Let Us Keep You Posted – EcoSchools’ Rain Barrel Sales Can Win You MORE Money!
Use your rain barrel sale as part of your EcoSchool contest submission and make an additional ...Read More →
Let Us Keep You Posted – WWF has Funding Available!
We hope our non-profit partners capture these funds as easily as rain in a barrel! World Wildlife Fund ...Read More →
The PERFECT Addition to Mom’s Garden
The perfect gift for mom... SHOP NOW | FUNDRAISE WITH US This Mother's Day, give a rain barrel, flower ...Read More →
Earth Day is April 22nd
Celebrate Earth Day with the purchase of a rain barrel! Find a sale in your area by CLICKING ...Read More →
Two Choices for You – Or You Can Do Both!
Our 2016 Rain Barrel Sale season is here and we're offering you two things to do! 1. Support ...Read More →
Celebrating World Water Day
RainBarrel.ca & RainBarrelFundraising.com celebrate 100+ non-profit groups across Canada and USA officially launch rain barrel sales on World Water Day, March ...Read More →
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Climate Change Connection to World Water Day (March 22)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Climate Change Connection to World Water Day (March 22) HAMILTON, March 21th, 2016: With Climate ...Read More →
Love, Fundraising, Valentine's Day!
Show your love by sharing our video to help your favourite school, church or non-profit fundraise this spring. ...Read More →
Win a FREE Rain Barrel or Other Garden Item
WATCH OUR FUNDRAISING PROGRAM VIDEO & LEARN HOW NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS CAN MAKE $3000 THIS SPRING! Then, REFER A PARTNER to be eligible for ...Read More →
December 5th is International Volunteer Day
RainBarrel.ca and RainBarrelFundraising.com work with partner groups that rely heavily on volunteers to reach their fundraising and other ...Read More →
December 1st is GivingTuesday
"Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It is a new movement for giving and volunteering, ...Read More →
November 19th? It must be World Toilet Day!
"World Toilet Day is about the 2.4 billion people who lack access to improved sanitation. It is about the ...Read More →
November 15th is America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day is November 15th. Make a difference by taking the pledge, attending or organizing an event, ...Read More →
November 6th is #RandomActOfKindnessDay
In November 2008 The Kitchener Waterloo Community Foundation (KWCF) embarked on a mission to help create empathy in ...Read More →
It must be October!
It's that time of year when we like to share a quick reminder with our customers: Winterize your ...Read More →
What? No Filter Basket on my Rain Barrel?
Closed rain barrels sold with a diverter differ from barrels with screw-top lids. A filter is not included, ...Read More →
New York City Rain Barrel Giveaways are RainBarrelFundraising.com Barrels This Year
New York City rain barrel giveaways continue. It's not always easy to find out if you are eligible ...Read More →
How To Get Your Rain Barrel Home
No need for a delivery service! Just follow these simple instructions to get your barrel home: Transporting Rain ...Read More →
"How does your garden grow?" Photo Entry
Fall is just around the corner, but before wrapping up your gardening season we want to see how your ...Read More →
PRESS RELEASE – Belleville's Barrels Best
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Belleville’s Barrels Best Belleville ON, May 29th, 2015 Truckload rain barrel fundraising events ...Read More →
Your Cottage Opening Safety Checklist
Many Canadians will be heading up to their cottages for opening weekend. Follow our simple safety checklist to ...Read More →
Help our Small Business Support Non-Profits
RainBarrel.ca is a small, family-run business selling relatively inexpensive products in support of non-profit organizations. This does not ...Read More →
Nourishing Grassroots for Canada’s World Water Day
Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nourishing Grassroots for Canada’s World Water Day HAMILTON ON, March 17th, 2015 In record ...Read More →
Repurposed Juice Drums Heading To Big Apple
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Repurposed Juice Drums Heading To Big Apple ...Read More →
The Many Uses for Rainwater
We're compiling a list of things you can use your collected water for and some stories to go ...Read More →
We Know You Winterized Your Barrel; Or Was It Even Installed in the First Place? VIDEOS
There are a number of Craigslist and Kijiji offers for rain barrels never used or taken out of ...Read More →
It's a BIG weekend! Halloween, Clocks and Winterizing your Rain Barrel.
Happy Halloween We'd like to wish everyone a Happy Halloween! Stay safe, have fun and don't feel bad about ...Read More →
How To Winterize Your Rain Barrel
How to Winterize your Rain Barrel Before winter, your rain barrel should be disconnected, emptied, rinsed out and ...Read More →
The City of Timmins issues a city wide 'outdoor watering ban'.
The City of Timmins announced early this morning that EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY a total outside watering ban for all areas ...Read More →
LAST CHANCE Rain Barrel Sales!!!
It feels like just yesterday we were all hoping for no more snow and wondering when spring was ...Read More →
What Do You Get For The Dad Who Has Everything?
With Father's Day (Sunday, June 15th) just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about that ...Read More →
Meet our Partners: Carlington Community Association
You know it has been a busy season when we have not had enough time to tell you what ...Read More →
Can you believe what this 11-year-old purchased with his allowance?
Photo Credit - The Wall Street Journal This is 11-year-old Jacob Tallman. He saved up his $5 a ...Read More →
Rain Barrel Truckload Sales – 50% less than retail store prices!
With rain barrels starting at $50 NOW is the time to order yours! Complete your garden with a ...Read More →
London has spoken and they LOVE rain barrels!
Not sure what to get for mom this Mother's Day? You are in luck because RainBarrel.ca has teamed ...Read More →
Submit your RainBarrel.ca order just in time for Mother's Day!
Not sure what to get mom for Mother's Day? Why not a rain barrel, downspout diverter, rain barrel ...Read More →
Fundraising Friday on Facebook
Non-profit fundraising is hard work. Any help from the community in promoting rain barrel sales or any events ...Read More →
Why use a Rain Barrel Stand?
Did you know our non-profit partners fundraise with rain barrel stands too? It's true; they do!UPDATED! Our rain ...Read More →
Submit your RainBarrel.ca order for pick up on April 26th
UPDATED APRIL 26 - MORE SALES HAVE BEEN ADDED TO OUR LIST HERE April 25, 2014 UPDATE: Thank ...Read More →
Meet our Partner: Sudbury Synchro
We don’t swim – we sync! Sudbury Synchro Swim Club operates out of the Jeno Tihanyi Olympic Gold ...Read More →
Congratulations to RainBarrel.ca President, Larry Pomerantz !
On April 10, 2014, our President, Larry Pomerantz received the inaugural Community Builder Award at Volunteer Hamilton’s 16th Annual ...Read More →
Meet our Partner: The 136 Kiowa Canadian Air Cadet Squadron
"The sky is not the limit”, according to Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield. 136 Kiowa Royal Canadian Air Cadet ...Read More →
I'm a Renter – How can I use a rain barrel?
Rain barrels would not operate efficiently on balconies as they rely on the collection capacity of a large ...Read More →
World Water Day Results
We're collecting information about World Water Day activities here. Our partner in #princeedwardcounty was published in @CntyWeeklyNews for #worldwaterday! Nice work, @ecodonross! See the ...Read More →
PRESS RELEASE: 100+ Local communities mark World Water Day with rain barrel fundraisers!
Every year, March 22 is set aside as World Water Day. First celebrated in 1993, the day is ...Read More →
World Water Day marks our 2014 Fundraising Rain Barrel Sale KICK-OFF!
In 1992, the United Nations declared an international day to celebrate freshwater. World Water Day is held every ...Read More →
Refer a Spring Fundraising Partner & receive a FREE gift.
Do you know a non-profit organization that could use some help raising money this spring and wants ...Read More →
2013 Fundraising Results
2013 proved to be another great fundraising season for RainBarrel.ca and our many partners. Find out what some ...Read More →
We've got what you need at Live Green Toronto Festival!
Learn about partnering with RainBarrel.ca to raise funds for your favourite non-profit organization, or purchase one of our ...Read More →
Reconnect to Rain Barrels to Reduce Flooding
Reconnect to Rain Barrels to Reduce Flooding HAMILTON ON, July 10, 2013 – RainBarrel.ca is hoping for a ...Read More →
Meet our Partner: The Friends of Ecological and Environmental Learning (FEEL)
The Friends of Ecological and Environmental Learning (FEEL) is a newly formed registered charity stemming from the origins ...Read More →
You can still get a rain barrel!
We are more than half way through our rain barrel season but are happy to announce that there ...Read More →
London Ontario Rain Barrel Sales
Rain Barrels are coming to London on June 8th 2013! Find a fundraising rain barrel sale near you: ...Read More →
Meet our Partner: 2nd Peterborough St. Luke's Scout Group
2nd Peterborough St. Luke's Scouting is partnering with Rainbarrel.ca with an environmentally friendly rain barrel sale in order ...Read More →
Meet our Partner: Cottam United Church
We would like to introduce one of our partners from Southern Ontario, Cottam United Church. This partner is ...Read More →
Media Alert – New Product on Display at Toronto’s Green Living Show
Downspout Diverter Targets Toronto’s Downspout Disconnect Bylaw Toronto ON, April 11th, 2013 – Spring rains have arrived this ...Read More →
Come visit us at the Green Living Show!
We are so excited to let you all know that we will be at the Green Living Show ...Read More →
Our 2013 Season Kick Off is Happening This Friday!
We are pleased to announce that this year`s 2013 rain barrel season will kick off this Friday at ...Read More →
Meet our Partner: Prince Edward County Sustainability Group
Tomorrow is World Water Day and we would like to introduce you to one of our partners who ...Read More →
Celebrate World Water Day with us!
Water is essential to all life. Because it is so important, sustainable water use is vital to the ...Read More →
Meet our Partners: The Kanata Scouting Groups
This week we would like to introduce you to our Kanata Scouting Group Partners: The 1st Kanata Scouts, ...Read More →
Meet our Partners: Hannah House Maternity Home
This week we would like to introduce you to one of our new partners: Hannah House Maternity Home. ...Read More →
Meet our Partners: The Canadian Guide Dogs
We love sharing information about our partners and letting our friends get to know them better! This week ...Read More →
Today is #GivingTuesday
What is #GivingTuesday? Created by The 92nd Street Y, a non-profit community and cultural center based in New ...Read More →
Are you prepared for Sandy?
Officials are warning Ontario residents to be ready for at least 72 hours without power and are predicting ...Read More →
RainBarrel.ca Winter Maintenance
You really do need to be careful where you leave your rain barrel. With the winter coming, RainBarrel.ca ...Read More →
Thinking About Rain Barrels All Year Long
We are planning for 2013 and have many non-profit partners planning along with us! We've got 47 of ...Read More →
E-coli in Water; E-coli in Beef
CBC’s The Current focused on the E-coli-tainted beef recall and featured Bruce Davidson from Walkerton speaking about the ...Read More →
Pop Up Garden Centre in Toronto
Some of our non-profit partners are participating in a Pop-Up Garden Centre in downtown Toronto this weekend and ...Read More →
What customers are saying about our rain barrels…
"Just after my black rain barrel was delivered, I stated that mine had a dent in it that ...Read More →
Have you ever seen an R2-D2 Rain Barrel?
Now you can say that you have! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYSfVd7VAE8&feature=youtu.be Thanks to Nathan Fleet for letting us post your video. ...Read More →
Busy with Rain Barrels across 3 Provinces!
Our Petawawa partner explains the benefits of rain barrels. RainBarrel.ca has partnered with almost 140 non-profit groups this ...Read More →
Rain Barrels Attract Ontario Environment Minister’s Attention
For Immediate Release ST. CATHARINES, January 17th, 2012 – Ontario Environment Minister, Hon James J. Bradley, will review ...Read More →
Schools Earn $3000+ with RainBarrel.ca
Click to see our Spring 2012 School Fundraiser Flyer!Read More →
Another Video with RainBarrel.ca President
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR-NMa5q5Ds]Last season's interview for the rain barrel sale in support of Earth Day Hamilton.Read More →
RainBarrel.ca Video Describes Our Work and Your Gain
RainBarrel.ca President Larry Pomerantz speaks about rain barrels and our fundraising partnerships. http://newscliptv.com/shows/rain-barrels.htmlRead More →
My Garden is Happy
I had a great time yesterday afternoon when the sun was out and it almost felt hot in ...Read More →
Ottawa Rain Barrel Sales – More to Come
Ottawa sales are tipping toward 2400 barrels sold. One site remains on hold for orders and we hope ...Read More →
Ottawa Rush on Rain Barrels
Over 1300 barrels have been preordered by individual customers at our 5 sales scheduled for May 7 in ...Read More →
Ottawa Water Ban – RainBarrel.ca Press Release
Rain Barrels Fund Local Non-Profit Organizations For Immediate Release OTTAWA, April 30, 2011 – Several Ottawa non-profit groups ...Read More →
Announcing First Additional Ottawa Sale
RainBarrel.ca is pleased to partner with the Chapel Ridge Free Methodist Church in bringing rain barrels to the ...Read More →
Ottawa Water Restrictions – We Can Help
In response to the recently announced Ottawa area water restrictions and related rain barrel subsidy program, RainBarrel.ca invites ...Read More →
Petrolia in Bloom Reports In
Thank you to Julia Cardiff, Petrolia organizer who reports: Saturday April 16, 2011 was an overwhelming success! Despite ...Read More →
Thanks for the Shout Out "Niagara At Large"
The RainBarrel.ca partner in Welland, Ontario is the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Foundation. Their sale is detailed hereRead More →
Limeridge Mall Announces Earth Day Hamilton's Sale
They've got something special for the first 100 people to pick up. Hope you get there!Read More →
Rain barrel fundraiser to assist firefighters
http://www.mitchelladvocate.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3069345 Kinsmen & Kinettes working on joint project By Andy Bader Posted 10 hours ago The Mitchell & ...Read More →
Port Stanley Village Association Named Their Barrel "Terra"
Port Stanley Village Association Named Their Barrel "Terra" Artists Louise Carbonneau Vermeiren and Ron Vermeiren painting ...Read More →
Rain barrel art auction opens
FROM http://www.hamiltonmountainnews.com/news/article/232946 http://www.stoneycreeknews.com/arts_and_entertainment/article/232946 http://www.dundasstarnews.com/arts_and_entertainment/article/232833 Hamilton’s first Earth Day Rain Barrel Art Auction is now open for bidding. Designs ...Read More →
Aylmer Kinsmen Make the Paper with RainBarrel.ca
From the Aylmer News: link: http://www.theaylmernews.com/?p=5277 KINSMEN SELLING RAIN BARRELS - RainBarrel.ca is partnering with The Kinsmen Club ...Read More →
Kids Can Raise Funds With RainBarrel.ca
It's just that easy! Sophie's terrific Grade 2 class in Sault Ste Marie is highlighted doing just that ...Read More →
News about RainBarrel.ca and Partner Woodstock General Hospital Foundation
Our partners know how important it is to get the word out. Click here to read a great ...Read More →
Check Us Out on Twitter!
Keep posted on all our announcements - we are selling rain barrels with 57 partners! RainBarrel.ca (RainBarreldotCA) is ...Read More →
Rain Barrels Get You Thinking About Water
Joanne Poyourow has a great outlook on rain barrels as a blogger at Transition United States (http://www.energybulletin.net/stories/2011-03-14/defense-rain-barrells) : ...Read More →
Brantford Sale Hits the Papers
The Brantford Expositor ran an article about the sale to be held at St Jude's Anglican Church in ...Read More →
Cold Outside but Rain Barrel Planning Moves Ahead
I made it to chilly Toronto to be here for the Outdoor Adventure Show this coming weekend. We'll ...Read More →
Rain Barrels and Social Networking – Good Combo?
Last night, I attended enp's social networking presentation in downtown Vancouver. We learned about the power of story ...Read More →
Brantford's Rain Barrel Sale Made the Papers Already!
See how Dana Schulz of Your Private Gardener is fundraising for a local food pantry with a RainBarrel.ca ...Read More →
Toronto is Hoping for Rain
The gardeners of Toronto are in luck! Toronto Botanical Gardens and Toronto Master Gardeners have teamed up to ...Read More →
Second Successful Sale for Aylmer/Gatineau
More rain barrels! The Aylmer United Church held its second rain barrel sale, September 11; dozens of gardeners ...Read More →
Somebody in Thunder Bay Loves RainBarrel.ca
What a great "ad" for our barrels - glad you like them up there in Thunder Bay. We've ...Read More →
Minden's Sale includes a Jingle!
Minden's rain barrel sale is run by Messy Jesse the Intern and rumour has it - a jingle ...Read More →
Morden Manitoba sale makes the news
Friday, June 11, 2010 News Local Morden newsLife & CommunityHome Arts/Life Life & Community Let it rain! Program ...Read More →
Father's Day Rain Barrel
My dad is getting on in years now and doesn't have a yard to tend. But if he ...Read More →
Erin Radio Selling Rain Barrels At Yet Another Location
Try to keep up with Erin Radio, selling rain barrels to support their non-profit station! I'm sitting here ...Read More →
Rainy, Windy Weekend Doesn't Stop Us!
Waterdown, Guelph and Fort Erie sales were hampered to some extent by crazy Ontario weather but sales still ...Read More →
Welcome to our Newest Partner – Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club!
RainBarrel.ca is pleased to partner with the Toronto Sailing and Canoe Club Sailing School, which offers a summer ...Read More →
Fort Erie High School Students Step Up to help Seniors
We're so thankful and proud of the Fort Erie High School students who have stepped forward to volunteer ...Read More →
Gearing up for another great rainbarrel.ca weekend
Sales on Saturday May 8 are taking place in Waterdown, Guelph and Fort Erie. It's not too late ...Read More →
RainBarrel.ca makes a big splash!
With 19 partners and adding more each day, we are pretty excited about the response RainBarrel.ca is getting ...Read More →