/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor of Ontario hosts reception to recognize Purolator Tackle Hunger, Canadian Football League and food bank supporters/

TORONTO, May 17, 2017 /CNW/ - Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario is hosting a reception on May 24, 2017 to celebrate the contributions made by the Purolator Tackle Hunger® (PTH) program, the Canadian Football League and food bank supporters to helping raise food, funds and awareness to alleviate hunger in Ontario.



Reception hosted by Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to honour food bank supporters in the community.

The Grey Cup will be on display for photos.


May 24, 2017 from 10-11:30 a.m.


Lieutenant Governor's Suite, Queen's Park, Toronto



Her Honour the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario

Karen White-Boswell, Director, Corporate Communications, Purolator

Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank

Chris Schultz, TSN CFL Football Sportscaster and PTH spokesperson

Personal story from a food bank client

Media are required to confirm attendance in advance.

About Purolator Tackle Hunger®
Hunger is an important issue that affects Canadians across the country. According to the Ontario Association of Food Banks' Hunger Report 2016, more than 335,000 people in Ontario – one-third of them children – visit food banks every month. As part of its commitment to helping alleviate hunger in the communities where it operates, Purolator Inc. works closely with its employees, partners, agents, customers and food banks across Canada to collect donations and help raise awareness about the issue of hunger in Canada. Since its inception in 2003, the Purolator Tackle Hunger® program has helped deliver the equivalent of more than 10.5 million pounds of food to food banks across Canada.

Join the conversation:
Website: purolatortacklehunger.com
Facebook: facebook.com/PurolatorInc
Twitter: @PurolatorInc
Instagram: @PurolatorInc 

SOURCE Purolator Inc.

For further information: To RSVP or schedule an interview, please contact: Courtney Reistetter, Manager, Corporate Communications, Purolator, 905 712-1084 ext. 23851, courtney.reistetter@purolator.com

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