MONTREAL, Jan. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The HUMANITARIAN COALITION, comprised of Care Canada, Oxfam Canada, Oxfam-Québec and Save the Children Canada, will provide an update on the situation in Haiti and its emergency assistance needs, and will issue a public call for donations to help the thousands of victims of yesterday's devastating earthquake.
When? Wednesday afternoon, 13 January, at 3:30
Where? 2330, Notre-Dame Street West, Montréal
In attendance will be: singer Mélanie Renaud, Oxfam-Québec's Ambassador for Haiti; Robert Fox, Director General, Oxfam Canada; Pierre Véronneau, Directeur général, Oxfam-Québec; Rosine Assamoi, international programs, Save the Children Canada; Bogdan Dimitru, Vice President for international programs, Care Canada; Éric Faustin, Director General of ROCAHD (Coalition of Canadian-Haitian Development Organizations); René Roy, Secretary General of the QFL (Quebec Federation of Labour); Jacques Létourneau, international relations officer, CSN (Confederation of National Trade Unions); Louise Chabot, First Vice President CSQ (Centrale des syndicats du Québec).
People are urged to send donations to the THE HUMANITARIAN COALITION, by calling 1 800.464.9154, by logging on to www.lacoalitionhumanitaire.ca, or by mail to THE HUMANITARIAN COALITION HUMANITAIRE, Saint-André station, PO Box 32054, Montréal, Québec, H2L 4Y5 or to PO box 1221, station K, Toronto, ON M4P 3E4.
For more information on what we are doing to help, visit www.the humanitariancoalition.ca
For further information: For further information: Justine Lesage, media relations, Oxfam-Québec, (514) 513-0013