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December 20, 2010
Toronto Emergency Medical Services and Toronto Paramedic Association deliver ambulances full of donated food to Daily Bread Food Bank
  
Tomorrow at 10:30 a.m., City of Toronto Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Toronto Paramedic Association (TPA) volunteers will deliver thousands of pounds of donated food to Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank.

This is the fifth year of the Toronto EMS-TPA food drive. Toronto EMS staff and their families have been extremely generous each year with their contributions to this worthy cause. Last year’s donations filled two ambulances and a multi-patient bus.

Date: Tuesday, December 21
Time: 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Location: Toronto Daily Bread Food Bank warehouse, 191 New Toronto St.

Photo opportunity: Media are invited to interview paramedics unloading food at the Daily Bread Food Bank’s receiving docks (Gate 2).

Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home to a diverse population of about 2.6 million people. It is the economic engine of Canada and one of the greenest and most creative cities in North America. Toronto has won numerous awards for quality, innovation and efficiency in delivering public services. Toronto's government is dedicated to prosperity, opportunity and liveability for all its residents. For information about non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Media contacts:
Kim McKinnon, Co-ordinator Public Information and media, 416-392-2255, kmckinn2@toronto.ca
Sarah Anderson, Senior Manager, Communications, Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank, 416-203-0050 ext 239, sarah@dailybread.ca
Geoff MacBride, Vice-President, Toronto Paramedic Association, 647-228-9164, gmacbride@hotmail.com






 

 

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