Media Advisory - SickKids Foundation celebrates young philanthropists

    More than 200 children and youth to attend Kids Believe in SickKids
    Giving Gala

    TORONTO, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - Break out the top hats and tiaras - SickKids
Foundation is celebrating National Child Day - Tuesday November 20 - by
honouring young heroes who have embraced the spirit of giving to raise funds
for The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids). More than 200 children and
youth (ages 4-18) will be honoured for their outstanding fundraising efforts
at the Kids Believe in SickKids Giving Gala.

    Actress and comedienne Luba Goy will emcee the evening and present awards
to the top fundraisers from each category.

    -   The Spirit Award
    -   Top Fundraising Individual
    -   Top Fundraising Group
    -   Top Tribute Donation

    What:  Kids Believe in SickKids Giving Gala

    Photo opps:  More than 200 kids in top hats and tiaras
                 Young winners accepting their awards

    Interview opps: Winners and family members
                    Paula Roberts, Vice-President, SickKids Foundation

    Where: The Hospital for Sick Children, University Ave. entrance
           Media check-in through the University Ave. doors

    When:  Tuesday, November 20, 2007
           6:30pm - Rotunda - Giving Gala reception
           7:00pm - The Hollywood at SickKids - Giving Gala awards ceremony

    Please note: Interview and photo opportunities can be arranged prior to
the event. Please call to confirm time and location. Video footage of the
winners will be available under embargo until Tuesday, November 20, 2007.

For further information:

For further information: Lori Gilis, SickKids Foundation, e:, w: (416) 813-6166, press 1 x2040, m: (416)

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