Media Advisory - Holiday season celebration

TORONTO, Dec. 18 /CNW/ - The holiday season is a joyful time for most children but for others it can be quite difficult. That's why the Children's Aid Foundation, in partnership with PepsiCo Canada, is so committed to the Holiday Season Celebration, which is a jam-packed day of excitement and festivities for 1,000 children in care and their families. For many of these children this is the only holiday celebration they get to take part in.

In celebration of the 30th annual Holiday Season Celebration, special guests, Jarvis Church, Juno award-winning singer and producer, Miles Faber, So You Think You Can Dance Canada season one participant, and Chris Van Zeyl, player for the Argonauts, will be on-hand to sign autographs. Other highlights for our children include a dance party, movie screening, arts and crafts, loads of tasty food and goodie bags for each child and each family.

    
    Who:   Interview opportunities with Jarvis Church and Ann Barnard Ball,
           Executive Director, Children's Aid Foundation

    What:  The Children's Aid Foundation's 30th annual Holiday Season
           Celebration

    Where: The Fairmont Royal York, Convention Floor, please proceed to the
           Media/Entertainment desk

    When:  Sunday, December 20th. Interviews are between 11:00 a.m. and
           12:00 p.m.
    

Children's Aid Foundation

The Children's Aid Foundation believes that all children and youth deserve the opportunity to reach their full potential: in keeping with these goals the Foundation has become a leader in providing the tools and support to help abused and neglected children and youth in need enjoy their childhood and become the people they were meant to be.

Over the last 30 years, the Children's Aid Foundation has raised more than $100 million and touched the lives of over 1 million children and youth across Canada. To learn more about who we are and what we do, visit www.cafdn.org.

SOURCE Children's Aid Foundation

For further information: For further information: Emily MacKenzie, Marketing & Communications, Children's Aid Foundation at emackenzie@cafdn.org or (416) 923-0924 x230


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