Parc Downsview Park Inc.

Parc Downsview Park Inc.

January 05, 2005 14:43 ET

Downsview Park's DYN Exports Inc. Donates More Than $35,000 to Tsunami Relief in Sri Lanka


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JANUARY 5, 2005 - 14:43 ET

Downsview Park's DYN Exports Inc. Donates More Than
$35,000 to Tsunami Relief in Sri Lanka

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 5, 2005) -

Sri Lankan subsidiary will donate an additional 1 million pounds of used
clothing; Aid to be distributed by All Ceylon Hindu Congress (ACHC)

DYN Exports Inc., a member of the Downsview Park sustainable community,
is shipping 55,000 pounds of clothing and footwear valued at more than
$35,000 (CAN) to the tsunami relief effort in Sri Lanka. About 100 DYN
Exports Inc.'s 150 employees are from Sri Lanka, and many of them are
directly affected by the disaster.

The donation will be distributed in Sri Lanka by the All Ceylon Hindu
Congress (ACHC). The donation-pre-packed into 100 lb bales and loaded
into a 40-foot shipping container--will be received by Mr. Murugesu
Shanmuganathan, a Sri Lankan attorney at law and Toronto representative
of the (ACHC), at a special ceremony to be held at the offices of DYN
Exports Inc. at 40 Carl Hall Road in Downsview Park on Thursday January
6, 2005 at 12 noon. Local politicians and concerned citizens have been
invited to attend.

"We're sharing what we have and supporting a worthy cause in a time of
need," says Judy Nanthakumar Vice-President of DYN Exports Inc. at
Downsview Park. The company purchases used clothing sorts the items and
exports them for sale in developing countries. The company has donated
to a variety of local causes and internationally to Zaire. "As members
of the Downsview Park sustainable community we are committed to
identifying issues of social sustainability and using our resources to
help worthy causes both locally and internationally."

Over the next four weeks DYN Exports Inc. will collect dry rations and
clothing and pay the cost of shipping relief supplies to Sri Lanka. DYN
Exports Ltd also operates a subsidiary (DYN Exports Pvt. Ltd.) in Sri
Lanka. That company is committed to distributing about 1 million pounds
of clothing to victims of the disaster through the Sri Lankan government.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Parc Downsview Park Inc.
    Judy Nanthakumar
    (416) 398-3044