Media Alert / Photo Opportunity - Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities Donates New Shoes to Toronto-Area School in Advance of Community Walk-Run This Weekend
Students, Teachers, School Administration, Community Leaders and Jumpstart Participate in International Walk to School Day
TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - In line with its goal of getting more kids active and playing, Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities will outfit the Warren Park Junior School - including its over 200 students, teachers and administrative staff - with new Nike running shoes.
In addition to marking International Walk to School Day on October 9th, the donation also comes days before Warren Park's cross country running team participates in the Canadian Tire Run for Playgrounds in High Park. Jumpstart Charities is also covering the costs of registering and transporting the school's team to the run.
Supported by the Canadian Tire Family of Companies, which includes Canadian Tire, PartSource, Gas+, Sport Chek, Atmosphere, Mark's and Canadian Tire Financial Services, Jumpstart has helped more than 600,000 Canadian kids get in the game since 2005.
Media are invited to join employees from Canadian Tire Corporation as
the new shoes to excited students and staff at Warren Park Junior School
|WHY:||Great visual, interview and photo opportunities for International Walk to School Day|
|WHO:||Students, teachers and parents from Warren Park community|
|Mary Gyemi-Schulze, Principal of Warren Park Junior School|
|Johnny Misley, President of Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities|
|Employee volunteers from Canadian Tire Corporation|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, October 9, 2013|
|WHERE:||Warren Park Junior School|
|135 Varsity Rd|
|Toronto, ON M6S 4P4|
|Closest major intersection is St. Clair Ave. W and Dundas St. W|
SOURCE Canadian Tire JumpstartFor further information:
For more information, to schedule an interview or request a photo, please contact:
Sarah Van Lange
Manager, Corporate Communications
(416) 322-2659, (647) 287-9582
Communications Advisor, Corporate Communications
(416) 322-2975, (647) 281-7283