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Family Day Walkathon

Family Day Walkathon Credit Valley Hospital Peel Chapter of ICNA Canada, with support from various Mississauga based community organizations, has launched a fundraising campaign to help The Credit Valley Hospital raise $45 Million for their Lifetime of Care expansion project. On Ontario Family Day weekend families will join in the walkathon for the noble cause. Second part of the program will start at around 10:00 a.m. inside the mall with speeches from dignitaries Mayor of Mississauga Hazel McCallion and other guests and will end by 11:00 a.m. The Credit Valley Hospital CVH is currently raising funds to build a 270,000 square foot facility. This expansion will see the growth of Palliative Care Centre, Regional Maternal Child Centre and Regional Genetics and Laboratory. In addition to the expansion of these critical programs the hospital is also adding more beds to help alleviate the congestion in the Emergency Room. Our immediate target is to raise $100,000 before February 20, 2011. We need your help to achieve our targets. Event Date(s): February 20, 2011 Location: Erin Mills Town Centre 5100 Erin Mills Parkway Mississauga, L5M 4Z5 Duration: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Cost: Free Directions: Erin Mills Parkway & Eglinton Avenue More Information: The purpose of the walkathon, besides raising funds for the Credit Valley Hospital, is toraise awareness of the unfortunate deteriorating situation of our family structure because offactors such as high rate of divorce, challenges of single parenting, domestic violence,teenage pregnancies, youth gangs, and youth on drugs and so on. For further details on this event please visit our website . Contact Person: A. Q. Mufti, 416-908-5600.. Event Details. Location: 5100 Erin Mills Parkway
@t icna canada, hazel mccallion, palliative care centre