Media Alert - Quesada Hosts "Walk This Way Day" Oct. 18 to Raise Funds for Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

$1 from Every Burrito Sold to Support Expansion of Youth Program

TORONTO, Oct. 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian-owned and operated restaurant chain Quesada Burritos & Tacos is encouraging Canadians to visit one of its more than 70 locations nationally on Tuesday, Oct. 18 to help support the expansion of Walk This Way - a Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada program.

Quesada will donate $1 from every burrito sold to continue to expand 'Walk This Way' nationally. The program promotes physical activity and learning by encouraging young people to explore their community on foot. It began when Gavin Lumsden, a volunteer at Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, was looking for a way to get kids active while teaching them about their communities.

WHAT:        

"Walk This Way" Day


$1 from every burrito to support the national expansion of Boys and Girls Clubs program



WHEN:         

Tuesday, Oct. 18



WHERE:       

Quesada locations and across Canada



WHO:          

Interview opportunities with Boys and Clubs spokespeople available upon request.

Follow the conversation: @BGCCAN @QuesadaBurritos #walkthiswayday.

SOURCE Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada

Image with caption: "Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada members walk with Steve Gill, founder of Quesada Burritos & Tacos. On Oct. 18 the Canadian chain will donate $1 from every burrito sold to support the expansion of BGCC’s ‘Walk this Way’ youth program. (CNW Group/Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161012_C1331_PHOTO_EN_794002.jpg

Image with caption: "Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada (CNW Group/Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161012_C1331_PHOTO_EN_794005.jpg

For further information: Victoria Kirk, V & Co. PR & Marketing Communications, victoria@vandco.ca, 416.558.4507; Jared Morrow, Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada, jmorrow@bgccan.com, 905.477.7272 x202

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