Media Advisory - Cupcake Camp Montreal Asking Everyone to Rise to the
Occasion and Support Kids Help Phone

MONTREAL, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Kids Help Phone is the charity of choice for the first ever Cupcake Camp Montreal on Sunday, November 22. This fun-fill event has some unique flavours that will surely please visitors' sweet tooth while also raising important funds for a children's charity.

Professional and amateur bakers from across the city will have cupcakes ready to sell with proceeds going to Kids Help Phone - Canada's only free, confidential and anonymous counselling and information service for kids and teens. Admission is $10 and attendees will receive three cupcakes and a coffee. Additional cupcakes are on sale for only $2 and there will be lots of different flavours and designs to choose from.

To inspire bakers and add to the fun, there will also be competitions to judge the best design and the best tasting cupcakes. Bakers have also been asked to show their pride in Montreal and create a cupcake that celebrates our great city. The most unique and silliest category is called "FailCake", which encourages participants to present their interpretation of 'the worse cupcake ever'!

    
    What: Cupcake Camp Montreal

    Who:  Ricardo, Bob le Chef, Herman Alves, Rob Kemp and Lesley Chesterman

    When: Sunday, November 22, 2009
          2:00 to 5:00

    Where: Bitoque
           3706, Notre-Dame West, Montreal
    

For more information about Cupcake Camp Montreal, visit http://cupcakecampmtl.org/

As a charity, Kids Help Phone receives no core government or United Way funding. Instead, it relies on the support of community-based volunteers and individual and corporate donors to ensure that it's counselling, information and referral services for kids can continue to operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

About Kids Help Phone:

This year marks Kids Help Phone's 20th Anniversary. For the past two decades, Kids Help Phone has been at the forefront in providing help and hope through its phone and web counselling services, earning the respect and trust of kids across Canada. When young people feel like there's nowhere to turn, when parents, schools and social services are unavailable, closed, backlogged or simply not accessible for any reason, Kids Help Phone is there. Young people know that when they reach out to Kids Help Phone, any time of the day or night, they'll be connected with a professional counsellor who can provide immediate, kid-friendly insight, help and direction on a wide variety concerns that are important to them.

Last year, Kids Help Phone counsellors connected with kids in almost 3,000 Canadian communities more than 2.2 million times. By continuing to reach out to kids in meaningful and innovative ways, Kids Help Phone will remain a trusted part of kids' lives for many years to come.

SOURCE Kids Help Phone

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Myriam Huzel, Coordonnatrice des communications, (514) 273-7007, poste 8230, myriam.huzel@jeunessejecoute.ca

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