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October 12, 2004
Media Advisory: WoodGreen Community Services to launch Canada's first 'self-sufficiency' program for Toronto-area moms and their children
WoodGreen Community Services and their private and public sector partners will
be introducing a new and innovative transition program for young mothers and
their children who have experienced homelessness, on Thursday, October 14 at 10

The permanent, Toronto-based program is the result of the pioneering efforts of
WoodGreen and the personal commitment of Canadian business leader Ed Clark,
President and CEO of TD Financial Group, and his wife, Fran.

All three orders of government in partnership with the Counselling Foundation
of Canada, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Sun Life Financial, TD Canada
Trust, Seneca College, East York Rotary Club and the United Way have been
integral in assembling resources for the program.

What: WoodGreen Community Services will launch its new and innovative
transition program for young mothers and their children

When: Thursday, October 14 at 10 a.m.

Location: 280 Donlands Ave. (at Cosburn Avenue)

Brian Smith, President, WoodGreen Community Services
Ed Clark, President and CEO, TD Financial Group
Councillor Case Ootes, Ward 29, Toronto-Danforth
Program participants

Media contacts:
Joe Romagnolo, Pilot PR for WoodGreen, 416-705-1723,
Peggy Byrne, City of Toronto, 416-392-0051,



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