TOQUE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3rd
RAISING THE ROOF - HELP PUT A CAP ON HOMELESSNESS!
CALGARY, Feb. 2 /CNW/ - Raising The Roof achieves its goals by creating
small-scale, high impact community-based Toque Campaigns that fund grass-roots
agencies working front-line in your community. The Toque Campaign in Calgary
is our invitation to all Calgarians to come together and participate in
solutions to youth homelessness by buying and wearing a $10 Raising the Roof
WHAT: It's Raising the Roof's annual Toque Tuesday fundraising - and
awareness raising - campaign. It is time to buy a Raising the
Roof Toque and help the homeless!
Goal: to place 1,800 toques on stylish heads in Calgary - in
WHO: In Calgary funds raised during the Raising the Roof Toque
Tuesday Campaign will support McMan Youth, Family and Community
Services' homeless programs - which provide safe caring homes
to homeless youth who have exhausted all other resources - and
Raising the Roof's Youthworks Initiative - aimed at breaking
the cycle of youth homelessness in Canada.
WHEN: Toque Tuesday, February 3rd, during the morning commute,
7 to 9 am and lunch time, from 11 to 1 pm.
WHERE: McMan, Direct Energy and community volunteers will have the
toques available on the streets of downtown Calgary.
Calgary's downtown core between 5th and 9th Avenue, from 1st
street to 6th street and Olympic Plaza.
5th Avenue Place, Petro Canada building, Bankers Hall and
Bankers Hall Plus 15.
For anyone who doesn't have an opportunity to purchase their toque on
Toque Tuesday, they can buy a toque through McMan at 404, 315 10 Avenue SE,
Calgary, AB T2G 0W2; by phone: Darlene Petrie at 403-508-7752; by e-mail:
email@example.com or order online at www.raisingtheroof.org.
For further information:
For further information: or to arrange an interview contact: Darlene
Petrie, PH: (403) 508-7752, firstname.lastname@example.org