Media Advisory - Christmas Harvest - Over 200 volunteers will prepare emergency bags at Moisson Montreal for the Holidays

MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Each year, Moisson Montréal mobilizes everyone just before Christmas to assemble thousands of emergency bags to feed people in need. This year, Moisson Montréal's team of will welcome 230 volunteers who will prepare 12,000 emergency food bags that will be distributed on December 21, 22, 23 and 29 via our partner organizations.

Hosted by MC Gilles, the volunteering activity will take place in a holiday spirit with musical performances by the Ensemble Vocal les Nanas and La Bottine Souriante

 

What:

Christmas Harvest – volunteering activity

When:

Saturday, December 19th

Hours:

8:30 to 11:30 a.m. – media arrival at 9: 45 a.m.

Where:

6880, chemin de la Côte-de-Liesse, Ville Saint-Laurent, H4T 2A1

 

Schedule

8:30:

Volunteers arrival, breakfast and performance by Ensemble vocal les Nanas

9:45:

Welcome speech, elected officials' speeches and official photos

10:00:

Start of assembling work and musical performance by La Bottine Souriante

11:30:

End of activity

 

Available for interviews:

  • Julie Bourbonnière, Communications and Funding Director, Moisson Montréal;
  • MC Gilles, host of the Christmas Harvest since 2012.

 

SOURCE MOISSON MONTREAL

For further information: To RSVP or request an interview, please contact: Alexandra Carpentier, Press Relations, Moisson Montréal, M. 514 701-4206, acarpentier@moissonmontreal.org

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