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Mississauga Firefighters Wash Cars for United Way

May 05, 2009

Get your vehicles cleaned by Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services’ newest recruits in support of the City of Mississauga’s 2009 United Way Employee Campaign.

“Tens of thousands of people in our community depend on the services and programs funded by the United Way,” said Mississauga Fire Chief John McDougall.  “This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to come out and get their vehicles washed, while helping the United Way build stronger and healthier communities.”


For only $5, the recruits will scrub vehicles clean, with all proceeds going towards the United Way of Peel Region.


Saturday, May 9, 2009

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Erin Mills Town Centre

5100 Erin Mills Parkway

Mississauga, ON

(West side parking lot near the intersection of Glen Erin Drive and Erin Centre Boulevard)

The City’s United Way Employee Campaign runs from September 11 to November 6, 2009.  In 2008, the City raised a remarkable $204,940 throughspecial events and employee pledges, surpassing its goal of $180,000.  This year, the City’s campaign goal is to raise $190,000 for the United Way of Peel Region.

Mississauga is Canada’s sixth largest city with a population of more than 700,000.  With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services to its citizens.  Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse and progressive municipality, known for its economic strength and for being Canada’s safest city.

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