WIND Mobile to donate more than $500,000 through new competition
Best Conversation Ever
TORONTO, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - Last week, WIND Mobile launched a
first-of-its-kind competition called Best Conversation Ever that asks Canadians the question: if you could talk to anyone in the
world, who would it be? Five lucky people will actually win the
conversation of their dreams, and to make it happen, WIND Mobile will
donate more than half a million dollars to Canadian charities.
"The goal of this unprecedented competition is to make a few dreams come
true and help some important Canadian charities along the way," says
Anthony Lacavera, Chairman of WIND Mobile. "First, we are going to
donate $100,000 on behalf of each of the chosen personalities for
participating in a conversation with our five winners - for a total of
$500,000. Then, we are going to donate an additional $100,000 to six
charities based on popularity in the Charity Challenge at www.BestConversationEver.ca."
The Charity Challenge is a part of the Best Conversation Ever competition and is based on popular voting. The most popular charity
will receive $50,000 and the five runner-ups will each receive $10,000.
Charities can increase their chances of winning by encouraging their
supporters to vote for them every day. Currently in the lead is St.
Alban's Boys and Girls Club of Greater Toronto proving it's not just
national charities that will win.
"We help brighten the lives of over 3,000 children and youth in Toronto
and are always looking for ways to do more for the kids," says Chris
Foster, Executive Director, St. Alban's Boy's and Girls' Club. "We are
in the final phase of building a Jane and Finch Youth Centre and if we
are successful in the Charity Challenge we will have enough funds secured to be able to open our doors by the
"There are only 36 days left to vote, so let your favourite charity know
about this great opportunity and encourage your friends and family to
vote," concluded Lacavera.
About the Competition
The ultimate goal of the competition is to help five lucky Canadians
have the conversations they never dreamed possible. The competition
began January 24, 2011 and runs until March 7, 2011. The winners will
be selected by a panel of WIND judges and industry leading bloggers.
Entries will be judged based on creativity and number of votes. To make
these conversations happen, WIND Mobile will donate more than $500,000
to Canadian charities. Full details are available at: www.BestConversationEver.ca.
About WIND Mobile
WIND Mobile provides voice, text and data services to Canadians on a
next-generation wireless network and is committed to offering a level
of wireless service presently not available in Canada. WIND Mobile is
built on actual conversations that are happening with Canadians who are
passionate about wireless and creating a better mobile offering
nationally. For more information, please visit: www.WINDmobile.ca. Globalive Holdings is a leading provider of telecommunications
solutions in Canada and internationally to the consumer, business and
hospitality markets. The Globalive companies include: WIND Mobile, Yak,
OneConnect, Canopco and Globalive Carrier Services. For more
information, please visit: www.globalive.com.
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