TORONTO, Jan. 20 /CNW/ - World Vision Canada President Dave Toycen has been in earthquake-ravaged Haitian capital Port-au-Prince for the past week. Wednesday morning he returns to Canada and can meet with reporters to discuss the current situation in Haiti and World Vision's relief efforts with children and families in Port-au-Prince.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 20, 2010
TIME: 1 p.m.
WHERE: World Vision Canada headquarters
1 World Drive
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision has been working in Haiti for 30 years and has a staff of more than 800 in the country. World Vision donors support more than 52,000 children in Haiti, including nearly 10,000 children sponsored by Canadians. As of Tuesday, Canadians have donated more than $8.3 million for World Vision's work in Haiti. For more information, please visit worldvision.ca.
SOURCE World Vision Canada
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