Founded in 2009 by Arié Moyal, HugTrain's mission is to offer a different perspective on the world and reduce social isolation by distributing and facilitating the exchange of hugs and peer-to-peer support by using technology to connect with people online and offline. This year, the 7th annual HugTour will crisscross North America from December 13, 2015 to January 7, 2016 raising spirits one hug at a time!

What you need to know about HugTrainUSA

Here are a few things people have been asking about HugTrainUSA:


What is Hug Train ?
The purpose of Hug Train is to go on a Journey Bringing Love, Hugs, and Support at a MUCH needed time of the Year –
The Holidays…
Hug Train is also about raising awareness of Depression and Mental Health.

Why are you doing this during the holidays? Aren’t people too busy?
The Holidays can bring up a lot of stress, high emotions and for some major depression and even thoughts of Suicide –
Why ???
People often take for granted that EVERYONE has Families, Friends, and Places to go during the Holiday Season-
This is NOT always the case…Many do NOT see any family during the Holiday season for various reasons:
-They don’t get along with their family
-Their family is so dysfunctional is not healthy to see them.
-Poverty or other financial constraints

What happens at a HugTrainUSA stop?
Lots of: Smiles, Laughter, Hugs, Conversation
Lots of Photos of Hugging, Laughing +++
Hm…. Who knows maybe even some Singing and Dancing! 🙂
Let’s Get Creative..!
Come Get Creative with us…

How Can I Spread the Word?

Share The Facebook HugTrain USA planning Page:

Share Our Website:

Join Us at a Hug Train Stop… See Itinerary Come Help Give Out Hugs…

Contact us Directly at: or 631-517-0672

What do you Need Help with?
-Sharing the HugTrain Movement Info, Website, Itinerary
-People to help give out Hugs
-People to help Sing, Dance, Laugh – Get Creative
-People to help take Fun Photos
-People who just want to offer Love and Support

Thank you for taking the time to read this. We look forward to hearing from you! *HUGS*

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