Media Advisory - Lace Up for the TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes 2013
Inaugural Scavenger Hunt Launches in Support of Diabetes Research
TORONTO, June 5, 2013 /CNW/ - This year marks the largest fundraising goal
ever of reaching $8 million in total donations and pledges supporting the
TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes. It is expected that more than 45,000 people
across Canada in over 70 communities will "Join the Community" in an effort to
reach this monumental goal.
New this year, JDRF and TELUS are launching the first ever TELUS Walk to Cure
Diabetes Scavenger Hunt to encourage more Canadians to "Join the Community" by
walking, pledging, fundraising or donating in support of diabetes research.
It's time to dust off those sneakers and join the fun!
Taking place this year on June 9(th) at CNE-Bandshell Park you will walk
alongside participants and search for hidden objects along the walk route for
an opportunity to receive a prize. For a chance to win, participants must take
a photo of each object they find, and can Tweet them using the official Walk
hash tag #TELUSWalk.
What: Scavenger Hunt - TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes
When: June 9, 2013
Media should please check-in at the media table
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Where: CNE-Bandshell Park
200 Princes' Blvd, Toronto
Who: JDRF youth ambassador, Hayden Simon; JDRF ambassador, Paul
Levine; and JDRF representative Diana Iulianetti.
For more information about theTELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes and Scavenger Hunt
or to arrange interviews and/or photo opportunities with spokespeople please
NATIONAL Public Relations Contact:
Suzanne Koukal 416-848-1628 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sara Marano 647-789-2027 email@example.com
Chris Gerritsen 403-808-9591 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
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