Media Advisory - Bell Canada employees and retirees present donations of almost $500,000 to 54 organizations and charities in Greater Toronto

    TORONTO, Ontario, June 25 /CNW Telbec/ -

    What:  Bell employees and retirees will present donations totaling just
           over $491,000 to 54 community groups in the Greater Toronto Area.
           The donations are being made by and on behalf of Bell employees
           and retirees who support these organizations by participating in
           the Bell Employee Giving Program.

    Who:   Bell employees will make donation presentations to a number of
           organizations, including:

    -      AIDS Committee of Toronto
    -      ALS Society of Canada
    -      Alzheimer Society of Canada
    -      Arthritis Society, Ontario Division
    -      Asthma Society of Canada
    -      Big Brothers Big Sisters Toronto
    -      Bloorview Kids Rehab
    -      Bob Rumball Foundation for the Deaf
    -      Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
    -      Canadian Cancer Society
    -      Canadian Diabetes Association
    -      Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research
    -      Casey House
    -      Child Find Ontario
    -      Children's Wish Foundation of Canada
    -      Christian Children's Fund of Canada
    -      Covenant House Toronto
    -      Credit Valley Hospital Foundation
    -      Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada
    -      Daily Bread Food Bank
    -      Feline Protection and Adoption Association
    -      Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario
    -      Governing Council of the University of Toronto
    -      Hospital for Sick Children
    -      Junior Achievement of Central Ontario
    -      Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    -      Kids Help Phone
    -      MS Society of Canada
    -      Muscular Dystrophy Canada
    -      Ontario Lung Association
    -      Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
    -      Parkinson Society Canada
    -      Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation
    -      Salvation Army Grace Hospital
    -      Sharelife Trust
    -      Sickle Cell Association of Ontario
    -      Southlake Regional Health Centre Foundation
    -      Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Ontario
    -      Sunnybrook Foundation
    -      Toronto Humane Society
    -      United Way of Ajax-Pickering
    -      United Way of Greater Toronto
    -      United Way of Oshawa-Whitby-Clarington
    -      United Way of Peel Region
    -      United Way of York Regional
    -      William Osler Health Centre Foundation
    -      Women's Habitat of Etobicoke
    -      World Wildlife Fund Canada
    -      Yonge Street Mission

    When:  Tuesday, June 26 at 9:30 a.m.
           Bell Canada, 483 Bay Street
           North Tower, Special Events Room (Main Level)


    Bell Canada's 2006 employee giving campaign and program resulted in a
total pledged commitment of $3.3 million in combined employee and retiree
donations and corporate matching to charitable organizations across the

For further information:

For further information: Paolo Pasquini, Bell Canada, Media Relations,
(416) 581-4268, 1 888 482-0809

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