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Make Spirits Bright this Christmas Season: Donate to Food & Toy Drive

Dec 04, 2013

Make Spirits Bright this Christmas Season: Donate to Food & Toy Drive
 
Make this season bright for local families and children by donating to the City of Mississauga’s Food & Toy Drive.
 
Unwrapped toys and non-perishable food items left under the Christmas tree in the Great Hall of the Civic Centre will go directly to the Salvation Army’s Christmas assistance program.
 
What:            
Food & Toy Drive
In collaboration with the Salvation Army 
 
When:            
Monday, December 9 to Thursday, December 19
Donations to be picked up by noon on Thursday, December 19
 
Where:          
Great Hall, Civic Centre
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga
 
Last year over 2,200 Mississauga families, including more than 3,600 children received food and toys through the Salvation Army’s Christmas assistance program.
 
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
               
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Media Contact:
Meghan Johnston
Marketing Coordinator
Phone: 905-615-3200 x5054
TTY:    905-896-5151
Email:   meghan.johnston@mississauga.ca


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