TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Parkdale Community Food Bank volunteers,
board members and supporters will be participating in a parody
Gangnam-Style dance today at 11:30 a.m. at the food bank to launch its
holiday fundraising campaign.
The dance will include support from local politicians at all levels -
Parkdale-High Park MP Peggy Nash, Parkdale-High Park MPP Cheri DiNovo
and Ward 19 City Councillor Mike Layton, who will be dancing alongside
The food bank is located at 1316 King Street West, a few blocks west of
Dufferin Street. Members of the media are welcome.
The video will be directed by local writer and director Shaista Justin
and will soon be available on YouTube and the food bank's website.
In keeping with the food bank's mandate, the chorus of the song
Gangnam-Style will be changed to "hey hungry lady."
The Parkdale Community Food Bank serves more than 3,000 people each
month, with the help of more than 70 volunteers. In the last three
years, the food bank has seen its usage double, making it more
difficult to keep enough food on the shelves. The food bank is also in
the midst of its holiday turkey drive. The food bank will also be
doing outreach to the local business community in the Parkdale area.
The organization is a registered charity and completely
SOURCE: Parkdale Community Food Bank
For further information:
please contact Parkdale Community Food Bank board members Jack Martino 647-295-5211 and Helen Choi 647-707-7596 firstname.lastname@example.org / www.pcfb.ca