Media advisory - The Great Food Drive for Children official kick-off, March 19, 2013

Ève-Marie Lortie, campaign spokesperson, will be at Montreal's Central Station to collect donations from the public.

MONTREAL, March 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The media are cordially invited to the kick-off of The Great Food Drive for Children on Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at 8 am, at Montreal's Central Station. Ms. Ève-Marie Lortie, TV show host and spokesperson for The Great Food Drive... will be present from 8 AM to 9:30 AM to collect monetary donations and non-perishable food items with the staff of the three beneficiary food banks of the campaign (Moisson Montréal, Moisson Rive-Sud and the Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval), as well as with volunteers from Standard Life, presenting partner of the Great Food Drive for Children.

What: The Great Food Drive for Children kick-off
  Interviews and photo op
  (IMPORTANT: Please note that for security reasons, photography is permitted but video cameras are not allowed inside the Central Station. Consequently, television interviews will take place outside.)
When: Tuesday March 19, 2013, 8 AM to 9:30 AM
Where: Montreal's Central Station, 895 de la Gauchetière West, Montreal 
  (Rallying point in front of the Second Cup coffee shop)
Who:   Ève-Marie Lortie, spokesperson of the Great Food Drive for Children
  Dany Michaud, Executive director Moisson Montréal

About The Great Food Drive for Children

Initiated in 2012 by Moisson Montréal, The Great Food Drive for Children is a campaign to raise funds and collect foodstuffs for babies and toddlers to better meet the basic needs of more than 21,000 young children (0-5 years) living in poverty in the Greater Montreal area. Uniting the efforts of Moisson Montreal, Moisson Rive-Sud and of the Centre de bénévolat et moisson Laval, The Great Food Drive for Children aims at supplying the three beneficiary organizations with sufficient baby and toddler products in order to better support families and children in need living in their respective regions.



For further information:

and Interview requests:

Marie-Claire Lynn
Communications Assistant, Moisson Montréal
(514) 344-4494 ext 239 Cell: (514) 701-4206

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