Advisory - Toronto band helps refugee children celebrate first Canadian Christmas

Sky Terminal (CNW Group/World Vision Canada)

TORONTO, Dec. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Juno-nominated band Sky Terminal brings an alternative twist to the holiday tradition at a special party being held for refugees in downtown Toronto.

Hosted by World Vision Gifts, the public is invited to experience the wonder of what it is like to be new to Canada during the holiday season.

WHAT:             A holiday party hosted by World Vision Gifts
With families from the Christie Refugee Welcome Centre
Plus a petting zoo, Santa, and live holiday music
   
WHEN: Thursday, December 13; 10a.m. - 11a.m.
Christie Refugee Welcome Centre
43 Christie St, Toronto
The fair will be set up in the parking lot behind the centre
   
VISUALS: Children meeting Santa, feeding live animals, drinking hot
chocolate and eating popcorn and cookies

Sky Terminal playing carols

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE:

            Newly arrived parents and children who can talk about Christmas

            Santa Claus, world's leading gift expert

            World Vision Gifts spokesperson


 

 

 

 

Image with caption: "Sky Terminal (CNW Group/World Vision Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121213_C8615_PHOTO_EN_21916.jpg

SOURCE: World Vision Canada

For further information:

MEDIA CONTACT:
World Vision Gifts online news centre: www.worldvision.ca/gcnewsroom
Julia Rim Shepard - tel. 416-722-8770, Julia_RimShepard@worldvision.ca
Genevieve Barber - tel. 416-671-0086, Genevieve_Barber@worldvision.ca