Media Advisory - Sky Across Canada pedals through Ontario communities to collect wishes



    8,000 km adventure across Canada to raise funds for The Children's Wish
    Foundation of Canada

    TORONTO, July 17 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     From now until July 30, cyclist Sky Mitchell will be arriving
              in communities throughout Ontario along parts of the Trans
              Canada Highway, as part of her 8,000 km cycling fundraising
              journey, in support of The Children's Wish Foundation of
              Canada.

              Sky's adventure, which began in Victoria on June 9, will take
              her across the country to more than 1000 cities, towns and
              communities over a three-month period. Averaging approximately
              200 km per day on the Trans Canada Highway, Sky's journey, in
              support of helping grant wishes to children, will culminate in
              St. John's on August 15.

              To learn more about this ride and when she is expected to
              arrive in your community, log onto www.crosscanadasky.com.
    

    BACKGROUND:

    Established in 1984, The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada is a
national non-profit organization dedicated to fulfilling a favorite wish for
children diagnosed with high-risk, life-threatening illnesses. Since its
inception, Children's Wish has granted more than 14,000 wishes for children
and their families and fulfills approximately 900 wishes annually across
Canada -- each being an individual adventure, carefully structured to meet the
needs of that particular child. For information on The Children's Wish
Foundation of Canada, log onto www.childrenswish.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Frances Mitchell, Sky Across Canada, (905)
737-7651, robot84@rogers.com; George James, Communications Director, The
Children's Wish Foundation of Canada, o: (905) 839-4566, ext. 240 or
1-800-700-4437, c: (416) 402-3783, e: george.james@childrenswish.ca


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