Media Invitation - Launch of the 5th Great Food Drive for Children

Claudia Marques, Stéphane Demers and Jamie Orchard, spokespeople of the campaign, are calling for help to fight child hunger

MONTREAL, March 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Media are invited to the launch of the fifth edition of the Great Food Drive for Children on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at 9 am at the Montreal Diet Dispensary. Claudia Marques, Jamie Orchard and Stéphane Demers, godmothers and godfather of the campaign, will be present until 10 am to represent the three food banks involved, Moisson Montréal, Moisson Rive-Sud and the Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval, as well as a nutritionist and a client of the Montreal diet Dispensary, to create awareness around hunger that affects 18,000 little ones from 0 to 5 years old every month in the Greater Montreal Area.

 

What:

Launch of the Great Food Drive for Children
Speeches, interviews and photos during the knitting activity at 10 am
Pastries and coffee will be offered



When:

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016  9 to 10 am



Location:

Montreal Diet Dispensary
2182, Lincoln Ave, Montreal, H3H 1J3
Parking available at the back, on Sherbrooke St and at Montreal Forum



Who:

Claudia Marques, godmother of the Great Food Drive for Children
Stéphane Demers, godfather of the Great Food Drive for Children
Jamie Orchard, godmother of the Great Food Drive for Children
Richard D. Daneau, Executive Director, Moisson Montréal
Nola LeBlanc, Executive Director, Moisson Rive-Sud
Kathleen Gagnon, Executive Director, Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval
Suzanne Lepage, nutritionist, Montreal Diet Dispensary

A mother on assistance, client of the Montreal Diet Dispensary

 

About the Great Food Drive for Children

Initiated in 2012 by Moisson Montréal, the Great Food Drive for Children is an annual campaign that involves two other major food banks, Moisson Rive-Sud and the Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval. The primary objective of the Great Food Drive for Children is to raise monetary donations for toddlers, in order to help feed 18,000 little ones aged 0-5 living in poverty in the Montreal region.

 

SOURCE Moisson Rive-Sud

For further information: To request an interview: Jessica Drolet, Media Relations, SYRUS, 514 935-2777, ext. 205, jdrolet@syrusreputation.com; RVSPs and additional information: Alexandra Carpentier, 514 701-4206, acarpentier@moissonmontreal.org

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