Volunteers to give blankets, clothing, toiletries, hats and gloves to those in need
TORONTO, Dec. 1 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, December 7, hundreds of volunteers from Invis and Mortgage Intelligence, two of Canada's leading mortgage brokerage firms, will visit homeless shelters across Canada to distribute new winter clothing and supplies as part of their Angels in the Night volunteer program.
This event marks a year's worth of fundraising efforts in support of The Salvation Army by Angels in the Night, a program that has raised more than $1.68 million since 2002. Program volunteers work directly with homeless shelters in their communities to find out what they need most, purchase new items and distribute them on a single night.
|What:||Angels in the Night volunteers will give newly purchased blankets, hats, gloves, outerwear, pajamas, toiletries, and other supplies to over 60 registered charitable community shelters across Canada. Angels in the Night spokespersons are available for interviews and photos onsite as they prepare to deliver the goods to families and individuals in need.|
|When:||Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Times vary by location.|
|Where:||Vancouver, Kelowna, Kamloops, Vernon, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax.|
Event start times and locations will be released via Canada NewsWire on Tuesday, December 7, 2010.
Members of the media are welcome to volunteer. For more details call 416-969-2725.
About Angels in the Night
Now in its ninth year, Angels in the Night is a volunteer community event that aims to raise money through mortgage brokers, financial institutions, industry partners and other service providers to purchase items specifically requested by homeless shelters and related charitable organizations. www.angelsinthenight.ca.
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