TORONTO, Nov. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - RBC Olympians Clara Hughes, Perdita Felicien, and Caroline Ouellette will each make a donation to Right To Play, a leading international humanitarian organization dedicated to helping children through sport. The donations will be made at a Right To Play dinner held at grano restaurant in Toronto on November 28, 2012.
As part of the RBC Olympians Program in 2012, Clara Hughes, a six-time Olympic medalist, Perdita Felicien, a two-time world champion, and Caroline Ouellette, a three-time Olympic gold medalist, were each given $5,000 to donate to an athletic association, community group or charity that has fostered their love of sport or touched their lives. Clara, Perdita and Caroline are long-time supporters and Athlete Ambassadors of Right To Play, an organization focused on using sport and play to educate and empower children and youth to overcome the effects of poverty, conflict, and disease in disadvantaged countries. To learn more visit www.righttoplay.ca.
As Canada's longest-standing supporter of the Canadian Olympic Team since 1947, RBC is committed to helping Canadian athletes succeed at home and on the world stage.
|| Wednesday, November 28, 2012
6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Donation announcement to be made at 7 p.m.
2035 Yonge Street (Three blocks north of Davisville Avenue)
|| Clara Hughes, RBC Olympian and six-time Olympic medalist
Perdita Felicien, RBC Olympian and two-time world champion
Caroline Ouellette, RBC Olympian and three-time Olympic medalist
Robert Witchel, National Director, Right To Play Canada
For media interested in attending, please RSVP to Jackie Braden at 416-974-1724.