Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake is changing kids lives!
Toronto - On Wednesday, January 20, 2010 Peel Regional Police Chief Mike Metcalf launched the 2010 Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters. At an event held in collaboration with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Toronto at the Bowlerama West on Dundas Street in Etobicoke, both BBBS of Peel and BBBS of Toronto announced their combined goal of raising $500,000 in support of the children across Toronto and Peel. For the third year in a row Peel Police Chief Mike Metcalf was named as Honorary Chairperson of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel's largest fundraising event – Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake. "Events like the Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake are vital for Big Brothers Big Sisters to provide the quality programs that they do for the children and youth in Peel Region. Providing children and youth with positive role models to help them make the right choices in life is essential to reducing youth violence and bullying. The important work of Big Brothers Big Sisters relies on the support of the entire community. Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake is a wonderful opportunity to raise funds and make a difference in the life of a child", states Chief Metcalf.
In Peel Region, 7 different bowling events will take place from Feb 18 – March 27th. It's easy to get involved! Just gather 5 – 6 friends, family or co-workers, choose a bowling date that is convenient for you and register by calling 905-457-7288 ext. 223 or visit http://www.bbbspeel.com/. Those who are registered will receive a bowling kit complete with details and pledge forms. The theme for this year's bowling events is a Hawaiian Luah and those who raise over $200 will receive a Quickpay TimCARD. Prizes will be awarded for the best costume and team spirit at each event so gather together your team and come out for a fun afternoon or evening of bowling.
"Children and youth need mentors in their lives to grow into healthy, confident adults. Every dollar raised through Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake will go directly towards ensuring that the children in our programs are matched with a caring, adult mentor to provide guidance and friendship. Participating in Tim Hortons Bowl for Kids Sake is an investment in a healthy and positive future for our children and youth", adds Shari Lynn Ladanchuk, Executive Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Peel.For more information please call 905-457-7288 ext. 223 or visit http://www.bbbspeel.com/