Toronto Paramedic Association to donate $10,000 to Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

TORONTO, Nov. 3, 2014 /CNW/ - October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Toronto Paramedic Services and the Toronto Paramedic Association (TPA) raised funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

For the month of October, residents saw many Toronto Paramedic Services paramedics, emergency medical dispatchers, management staff and operations support employees wearing pink slip-on epaulettes. The TPA sold the epaulettes to staff as a fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer foundation.

This fundraiser has been a great success.  The Toronto Paramedic Association will be donating $10,000 to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation on Monday Nov. 3, 2014. A formal cheque presentation will be held. Media are welcome to attend.

Time: 1500hrs, Monday Nov. 3, 2014
Location: Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
20 Victoria Street, 6th Floor, Toronto

The Toronto Paramedic Association represents the professional interests of over 600 Toronto paramedics. The Toronto Paramedic Association is a chapter organization of the Ontario Paramedic Association and the Paramedic Association of Canada.

Toronto Paramedic Services is the sole provider of emergency medical response for the City of Toronto: a service district encompassing 650 square kilometres with a daytime population of 3.5 million people. This makes Toronto Paramedic Services the largest municipal paramedic ambulance service in Canada, and one of the most comprehensive pre-hospital emergency care systems in the world.

SOURCE: Toronto Paramedic Association

For further information: Media contacts: Geoff MacBride, President, Toronto Paramedic Association, 647-228-9164,; Kim McKinnon, Toronto Paramedic Services, 416-392-2255,


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