TORONTO, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, December 8, 2009, hundreds of volunteers across Canada will take part in the 8th annual Angels in the Night program, personally delivering essential goods to 65 homeless shelters in 12 Canadian cities.
This event marks a year's worth of fundraising efforts in support of The Salvation Army by Angels in the Night, a program established by Invis, one of Canada's largest mortgage brokerage firms. Program volunteers work directly with homeless shelters in their communities to find out what they need most, purchase new items and distribute them on a single night. The program has raised more than $1.26 million since it was created in 2002.
What: Angels in the Night volunteers will give newly purchased hats,
gloves, outerwear, pyjamas, toiletries, and other supplies to
65 registered charitable community shelters across Canada.
Invis spokespersons are available for interviews onsite as they
prepare to deliver the goods to families and individuals in
When: Tuesday, December 8, 2009. Times vary by location.
Where: Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Kelowna, Vernon, Cranbrook,
Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and Halifax.
Event start times and locations will be released via Canada NewsWire on
Tuesday, December 8, 2009.
Members of the media are welcome to volunteer. For more details call 416-969-2667.
About Angels in the Night
Now in its eighth year, Angels in the Night is a volunteer community event that aims to raise money through mortgage brokers, financial institutions, industry partners and other service providers to purchase items specifically requested by homeless shelters and related charitable organizations. www.angelsinthenight.ca.
SOURCE Angels in the Night
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