/R E P E A T -- News Advisory - 'Twas the week before Christmas/

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ -

   
WHAT:       A festive Christmas party with adorable children, animals and live holiday music. This event celebrates the warmth and joy of the holiday season, and the difference Canadians are making by giving presents from The World Vision Gift Catalogue.
   
WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 2013
10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
1 World Drive, Mississauga (off Hurontario, just north of the 401)
   
VISUALS: - Giant gift box filled with live barnyard animals
  - Children of different ages feeding and petting the animals including alpaca, sheep, goats, a miniature cow and chickens
  - People enjoying a fun, holiday atmosphere
  - Holiday decorations including several decorated Christmas trees
  - Live band playing holiday music
   

INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE:

  • Cute kids speaking about their plans this holiday season and what the holidays mean to them. Children in attendance will have guardian-signed release forms.

  • World Vision Gift Catalogue spokesperson, on the most needed gifts which Canadians can easily give at the last minute.

World Vision is a leading Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Inspired by our Christian values, we are dedicated to working with the world's most vulnerable people. We serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

SOURCE World Vision Canada

For further information:

Angel Cheng, 905-565-6200 ext. 3364, OnKei_Cheng@worldvision.ca
Genevieve Barber, 416-671-0086, Genevieve_Barber@worldvision.ca