CI-SOCIAL-HACKATHON-31 ci-social-hackathon-31 Coder Mia Salaveria works with a teammate during the Social Good Hackathon at Ryerson University's Sandbox space in the school's Digital Media Zone. Salaveria's team is one of six that was given 24 hours to help solve a tech problem faced by a local charity. Uploaded external by: Winter, Jesse

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Fueled by a fridge full of Red Bull and armed with a wealth of ideas, about two-dozen young coders are trying to solve the technology troubles of three Toronto charities, all within only 24 hours.
The Social Good Hackathon kicked off Friday morning at Ryerson University’s Sandbox work space in what was formerly called the school’s Digital Media Zone.
“These charities are often very lean,” said Stanley Rao, who chairs tech company Capgemini’s Millennium Innovation Council, one of the hackathon’s sponsors.
“They often don’t have dedicated IT departments and they can’t afford to hire consultants.”
That’s where the hackathon’s coders come in. Many are young or just starting out in the coding and web development world. They’re full of ideas that …