All Proceeds from Capilano Mall's Easter Family Event will be Donated to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society
NORTH VANCOUVER, March 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Capilano Mall will hold a fundraising event for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society to coincide with Easter this year. Capilano Mall is participating in Bentall Kennedy's national fundraising initiative the "Fare Fight For Food" challenge with a goal to raise $75,000 and 20,000 lbs of food for Canadian food banks before October 31st, 2012.
The Easter event will be held on Saturday, April 7th from Noon - 3pm in Capilano Mall's Grand Court. The event will feature crafts, games, face painting, balloon twisters a bouncy castle, music, cotton candy, popcorn and plenty of Easter treats for the kids. Each activity will be offered for a $2 minimum donation or alternately individuals can choose to receive a $10 stamp to participate in all of the various activities.
In addition, Capilano Mall is proud to have Dairy Queen/Orange Julius come on as the main event sponsor. Capilano Mall's Dairy Queen/Orange Julius location has generously donated 150 free ice cream cake coupons to the event. If a family donates $20 or more they will receive a free ice cream cake coupon.
All donations received will go directly to the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society.
"Our goal is to raise as much money as we can in support of the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society; particularly during a time of year where they have a greater need for donations," says Shera Allibhai, Marketing Director - Capilano Mall. "Many families are already seeking something fun to do during the Easter long weekend. We are providing an affordable fun family event for our customers to come out and enjoy, all for a great cause!"
Capilano Mall's goal for the event is to raise $5,000 for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. The mall will continue to hold fundraising events between now and October as part of the Bentall Kennedy Fare Fight For Food challenge.
For more information on Capilano Mall's ongoing efforts visit www.capilanomall.com/national-food-bank-program.
For more information on the Bentall Kennedy Fare Fight For Food challenge visit http://farefightforfood.ca
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Image with caption: "Easter Fun For The Food Bank (CNW Group/bcIMC Realty Corp.c/o Bentall Kennedy (Canada) LP)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120328_C8551_PHOTO_EN_11646.jpg
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