TORONTO, Feb. 14 /CNW/ -WHAT: The inaugural Rogers Phones-for-Food High School Challenge
comes to Toronto. Students from local high schools will rise to
the challenge of collecting used wireless devices, helping the
environment and supporting the local food bank. They will also
be competing for cash towards their graduation ceremonies.
WHO: - Students from Earl Haig, Central Technical, RH King Academy
- The Honourable John Gerretsen, Minister of the Environment,
- Rob Bruce, President, Rogers Wireless Inc.
- Katharine Schmidt, Executive Director, Canadian Association
of Food Banks
- Gail Nyberg, Executive Director, Daily Bread Food Bank
WHEN: Wednesday, February 20, 2008
11:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. (NOON)
WHERE: Daily Bread Food Bank
191 New Toronto St.
WHY: One wireless device, depending on its age and condition, can be
worth up to $5 for the food bank when donated, which is the
equivalent to a jar of peanut butter, a carton of milk or even
an entire meal.
EACH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE WILL MAKE A SHORT PRESENTATION
ABOUT THEIR SCHOOL'S PLAN FOR THE CHALLENGE, AND
THERE WILL BE A PHOTO OPPORTUNITY IN THE DAILY BREAD WAREHOUSE