Toronto Paramedics and St. Patrick's Day Parade help the hungry

TORONTO, March 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Members of the Toronto Paramedic Association (TPA), Toronto Emergency Medical Services and the St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee will deliver food and money donated to the Daily Bread Foodbank by attendees at the twenty-seventh annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Toronto.

Date:   Monday, March 17, 2014

Time:   0930hrs

Location: Toronto's Daily Bread Foodbank, 191 New Toronto St. Toronto, ON M8V 2E7

This parade first demonstrates how parade organizers, Irish enthusiasts and Toronto's paramedics can join together to help those in need in our community.  The success of this year's drive ensures that it will become a standard practice for future parades.

The TPA represents the professional interests of over 500 Toronto Paramedics. The TPA is a chapter organization of the Ontario Paramedic Association and the Paramedic Association of Canada.

SOURCE Toronto Paramedic Association

For further information: Media contact: Geoff MacBride, President Toronto Paramedic Association, president@torontoparamedic.com, 647-228-9164; Kim McKinnon, Superintendent Public Information and Media Toronto Emergency Medical Services, 416-392-2255, kmkcinn2@toronto.ca; Sinead Brown, Publicist St. Patrick's Day Parade Toronto, sbrownpps@gmail.com