Advisory: TORONTO FC AND MLSE TEAM UP TO SUPPORT RELIEF EFFORTS IN PAKISTAN

TORONTO, Aug. 25 /CNW/ -


WHAT:  
The devastating effects of the flooding in Pakistan have had a tremendous impact on the region and with many Toronto FC, Raptors, Leafs and Marlies fans in Toronto. Over the next week, employees from Toronto FC and all across Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) are teaming up to help raise funds and awareness in response to this crisis.

Reds fans are encouraged to join MLSE in supporting the relief efforts by either making a $5 donation by texting 'redcross' to 30333 or in person at BMO Field prior to Saturday's versus Real Salt Lake where Toronto FC and MLSE staff will be at the gates collecting donations. All proceeds will benefit the Canadian Red Cross in support of their relief efforts in Pakistan.
   
WHEN:     Online: Tuesday, August 24 - Saturday, August 28, 2010
At BMO Field: Saturday, August 28, 2010
   
WHERE:   Gate collection at BMO Field vs. Real Salt Lake (Saturday, August 28, 2010)
Via text message - 'redcross' at 30333
Online at href="www.redcross.ca">www.redcross.ca

                 

SOURCE Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.

For further information: For further information:

Media Contact: Rajani Kamath, MLSE, (416) 815-5790                         
  Jamie Deans, MLSE, (416) 815-5445                         
  Michelle Lissel, Toronto FC, (416) 815-5400 ext. 5399   


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