TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - If your racecar has sped away from
your MONOPOLY board or you're embarrassed about the sorry state of your
SORRY! game, then Hasbro's Great Games Trade-In Event is the perfect
solution to revive your board games and your FAMILY GAME NIGHT
This fall, Hasbro Canada Corporation has teamed up with Toys"R"Us
locations across Canada to help families responsibly dispose of their
old, worn-out games. Toys"R"Us is offering exceptional savings to
replace these old games with new refreshed editions of Hasbro games, to
bring an extra dose of fun to all FAMILY GAME NIGHT gatherings. At the
same time, consumers will also be contributing to a great cause!
Toys"R"Us will be hosting The Great Games Trade-In Event from September
9th through September 29th at all Toys"R"Us locations across Canada. Consumers will save $5.00 off
any Hasbro game over $9.67 when they trade in any old board game.
In addition to these savings, Hasbro Canada Corporation will donate one
(1) Board Game per unit exchanged at Toys"R"Us locations nationwide
between September 9th and September 29th , to the Starlight Children's Foundation. The games that Hasbro Canada
Corporation will donate to Starlight for the promotion will be decided
on by Hasbro Canada Corporation based on net exchanges during the
promotion and shall be capped at 2000 units. Starlight Children's
Foundation Canada in turn will donate these games to lift the spirits
of seriously ill children across Canada.
"Hasbro and Toys"R"Us are thrilled to be donating to the Starlight
Children's Foundation who are as committed as we are to making children
smile" said Greg Ferguson, Senior Brand Manager of Games & Puzzles for
Hasbro Canada. "These children and their families have been through so
much, we are honoured to help provide them with some much needed joy
For more information please visit www.toysrus.ca
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About Hasbro :
Hasbro, Inc. (NYSE: HAS) is a branded play company providing children and
families around the world with a wide-range of immersive entertainment
offerings based on the Company's world class brand portfolio. From toys
and games, to television programming, motion pictures, video games and
a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro strives to delight its
customers through the strategic leveraging of well-known and beloved
brands such as TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET SHOP, NERF, PLAYSKOOL, MY
LITTLE PONY, G.I. JOE, MAGIC: THE GATHERING and MONOPOLY. Come see how
we inspire play through our brands at http://www.hasbro.ca © 2011 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
About Toys"R"Us, Canada:
Toys"R"Us (Canada) Ltd. is part of Toys"R"Us, Inc., the world's leading dedicated toy and baby
products retailer. Toys"R"Us, Canada operates 71 stores across the country. For store locations and
convenient online shopping visit www.toysrus.ca.
About Starlight Children's Foundation Canada:
For more than 20 years Starlight Children's Foundation has been
dedicated to improving the quality of life for children with chronic
and life-threatening illnesses and life-altering injuries.
Through a broad array of in-patient, out-patient and online resources,
Starlight works hard to support seriously ill children and their
families from diagnosis through the entire course of medical treatment
and beyond. Whether it's a trip to the zoo, a toy-filled playroom or an
exciting sporting event, Starlight's mission is to bring fun, joy and
giggles right where they are needed the most!
SOURCE HASBRO CANADA
For further information:
Hasbro Canada Corp
(905) 238-3374 ext. 204