Pass It On

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Pass It On: The Idea

Made possible by support from Killam REIT, Pass It On is an opportunity for community members to purchase a festival wristband for themselves, while paying it forward to other members in the community. It’s also an opportunity for local businesses to pay it back to the community they’re in.

Ultimately, Pass It On is an opportunity to make HPX accessible to folks in our community on a low or fixed income.

How It Works

Fans buy an HPX wristband through the Pass It On program (regular wristband price, plus 50% extra).

Fans keep their regular wristband, and the 50% extra is matched by Killam REIT, to equal a regular wristband.

United Way distributes the matched wristband to a community member on a low or fixed income.

Everyone enjoys the music!

Pass It On with an HPX Wristband

When you buy a wristband through the Pass It On program, you’ll receive a regular festival wristband for yourself, where you’ll get:

• Access to all venues for the duration of the festival (you may have to wait in line from time to time/first come first served)
• Excludes Arkells and Mother Mother show, however wristband holders are entitled to 50% off the face value of a GA floor ticket to this show (Unique promo code sent the business day following your Wristband purchase. Show ticket must be purchased by Sept. 20).
• Excludes Symphony NS performance

$120 (+ tax & fees)
This cost includes half of a second wristband, which will be matched by Killam REIT and distributed by United Way to a community member on a low or fixed income.

United Way Halifax is an impact organization and passionate community-builder. They create opportunities throughout the year to bring people together, make local issues #UNIGNORABLE, and remove barriers for those experiencing poverty, homelessness and isolation. They help donors, volunteers, partners and advocates unleash their local love by connecting their desire to make a difference with real impact and meaningful action.  United Way’s vision is for Halifax to be a city united by compassion, rich in opportunity and free from poverty. Creating more affordable and accessible culture and recreation opportunities through initiatives like Pass It On is a step to getting there. Everyone deserves to feel like they belong, to spend time with other people, and to do things they enjoy.

Based in Halifax, Killam Apartment REIT is one of Canada’s leading residential landlords. As Halifax’s largest housing provider, Killam is committed to investing in solutions that improve the wellbeing of community members of this great city, including supporting affordable and safe housing solutions.  Our cores values of Build Community and Do the Right Thing guide our commitment to partner with community organizations. Killam is pleased to support this unique opportunity to broaden the accessibility of Halifax Pop Explosion.

We would like to acknowledge that the festival takes place in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) people first signed with the British Crown in 1725. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq and Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations.

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